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Queen Máxima's American visit begins in San Francisco

Queen Máxima’s economic visit to the United States began on the west coast in San Francisco with a focus on LGBTQ+ rights and a message for King Willem-Alexander back home. Queen Máxima began her American visit in San Francisco, meeting with Mayor London Breed before visiting the Castro District, a notable LGBTQ+ community in California. Mayor Breed tweeted about the royal visit…
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King Willem-Alexander visits asylum seeker camp

King Willem-Alexander travelled to the German border to visit the Ter Apel centre for asylum seekers. His Majesty arrived in the small town in the northeast of the country on Wednesday, 31 August, accompanied by the Secretary of State of Justice and Security. The pair started their visit by meeting staff members at the Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers.  They then met…
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Queen Maxima travels to India for UN role

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has completed a visit to India in her role as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. The Dutch Queen’s visit comes as India is poised to assume leadership of the G20 in December, following the end of Bangladesh’s term. The Royal House of the Netherlands billed her visit as a way to “discuss the…
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Back to School with Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Queen Máxima, née Zorreguieta, was born in 1971 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Thus, she started her studies in her birth country. She studied at Northlands School, a bilingual school (English and Spanish) in Olivos, where she obtained her baccalaureate in 1988. After that, she enrolled at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, studying economics; she graduated in 1995. Queen Máxima…
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