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Princess Ariane to attend the same high school as her sisters

Her Royal Highness Princess Ariane of the Netherlands will attend the Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague after the summer holidays, according to the Government Information Services (RVD). She currently attends the Openbare Bloemcampschool in Wassenaar, near The Hague. Her elder sisters The Princess of Orange and Princess Alexia also attend the same school. Christelijk Gymnasium…
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Queen Máxima visits the Fotomuseum

Queen Máxima visited the Netherlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam on Tuesday to view several exhibitions and learn more about the facilities. One of the exhibitions she saw, during the tour given by Fotomuseum director Birgit Donker, was Shadows by Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar…
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Who is Prince Pieter-Christiaan of Orange-Nassau?

Prince Pieter-Christiaan is the third son of Princess Margriet (younger sister of Princess Beatrix) and Pieter van Vollenhoven, and hence, the first cousin of the current monarch, King Willem-Alexander. His Highness Prince Pieter-Christiaan Michiel of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven was born on 22nd March 1972 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Pieter-Christiaan has two older brothers, Princes…
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King Willem-Alexander attends aviation centenary celebrations and strikes new commemorative gold coin

On the occasion of the centenary celebrations of Dutch aviation, KLM – National airline of the Netherlands, NLR – Dutch Aerospace Center – and GKN Fokker Technologies, the successors of the civil aviation manufacturers founded originally in 1919 hosted an event on Thursday, 14th March to mark this important anniversary. The event was hosted at the EYE Museum in Amsterdam and as a…
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Dutch royals hold first photo session of 2019

Members of the Dutch Royal Family have held their first of two photo sessions this year in the Alps in Lech, Austria. Over 50 photographers and reporters travelled to the ski resort for the annual event. Unlike last year, King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima, Princess Amalia (The Princess of Orange), Princess Alexia, and Princess Ariane were joined by their grandmother, Princess Beatrix; uncle…
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