The Netherlands

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands presents 'Liberation75' tulip bulbs to Canadian Veteran

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands presented ‘Liberation75’ tulip bulbs to Canadian Veteran Don White yesterday in Het Loo Palace’s garden. Tulips are the symbol of friendship between Canada and the Netherlands. Embed from Getty Images The presentation of the ‘Liberation75’ tulip bulbs symbolises 100,000 of the tulips that the Netherlands is donating to Canada…
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The Dutch Royal Family return to work following​ the death of Princess Christina

The Dutch Royal Family has returned to work, with the first official engagement taking place since the death of Princess Christina earlier this month. Princess Beatrix attended the opening of the 79th session of the Institut de Droit International (IDI) in the Grand Courtroom of the Peace Palace. Beatrix, formerly Queen of the Netherlands, was the elder sister to Princess Christina who died…
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Princess Christina's coffin moved to mourning chapel

The coffin containing the remains of Princess Christina of the Netherlands – who died last week at the age of 72 – has been placed in the mourning chapel of the Fagel’s Garden Pavilion on the grounds of Noordeinde Palace. Embed from Getty Images The simple wooden coffin is decorated with her sunflowers – Princess Christina’s favourite flowers. In front of the…
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Princess Christina of the Netherlands has died at the age of 72

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, Her Majesty Queen Máxima and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands have announced that Her Royal Highness Princess Christina died earlier this morning at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague at the age of 72. Princess Christina is King Willem-Alexander’s aunt and Princess Beatrix’s sister. She had been suffering from bone cancer for…
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