Spanish court orders Salvador Dali’s remains to be exhumed: report

A court in Madrid has ordered an exhumation of surrealist artist Salvador Dali’s remains, CNN reported Monday (June 26).

The order comes after a Spanish woman filed a paternity claim, saying the painter had a romantic relationship with her mother. The woman, Pilar Abel Martinez, was born in Figueres, Girona, in 1956.

Dali is buried inside a museum dedicated to him in Figueres, where he was born. The Salvador Dali Foundation said in a statement it will prepare an appeal to fight the court order.

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