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Belgian and Dutch royals head back to school

Yesterday, the Belgian and Dutch royal children headed back to school after their summer holidays. Photo: King Willem-Alexander For Princess Ariane of the Netherlands, this year began at a new school. She joined her older sisters, Princesses Amalia and Alexia at Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague, and proud father, King Willem-Alexander was ready with the video camera to film his…
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Queen Máxima to celebrate 35th anniversary of Alzheimer Nederland

Queen Máxima will honour the 35th anniversary of Alzheimer Nederland with a visit to Alzheimer Trefpunt De Til in Giessenburg on Tuesday, 10 September. Since 1997 Alzheimer Nederland has set up 246 cafés or “trefpunt” around the country where patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals can come together for a monthly meeting to talk about living with dementia and make…
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Princess Christina's private funeral service has taken place in The Hague

The funeral service for Princess Christina of the Netherlands has taken in place in The Hague. She died on 16 August at the age of 72 after suffering from bone cancer. She is the aunt of the current King of the Netherlands. She is survived by her three children and five grandchildren. Embed from Getty Images Her coffin left the mourning chapel of the Fagel’s Garden Pavilion in the grounds…
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Princess Christina to become the first Dutch royal to be cremated

Princess Christina of the Netherlands, who died on Friday at the age of 72, will be the first Dutch royal to be cremated. Members of the Dutch Royal house are normally interred in the royal crypt in Delft, however, Princess Christina ceased to be a member of the Dutch royal house when she married Jorge Pérez y Guillermo in 1975. She remained a member of the royal family. The last to be…
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