The Netherlands

Who is Princess Catharina-Amalia, the Princess of Orange?

As the heir to the Dutch throne celebrates her Sweet 16 today, we are taking a look at her life so far. Born on 7 December 2003 in The Hague’s the HMC Bronovo, Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria is the first child of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands (who were Prince and Princess at the time of Amalia’s birth). To celebrate her birth announcement, 101…
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The Netherlands

Photos of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands released ahead of 50th birthday

The Royal House of the Netherlands has released photos ahead of Prince Constantijn’s 50th birthday on 11 October. He is the younger brother of King Willem-Alexander and the late Prince Friso and the son of former queen, now Princess Beatrix and the late Prince Claus. The photos were taken by Jeroen van der Meyde in September and contain images of the Prince, his wife Princess Laurentien…
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A look at the Dutch line of succession

This summer, Royal Central is taking a look at the lines of succession of royal families around the world. Today we are looking at the Dutch line of succession. The Dutch order of succession has just eight people, as only those who are relatives of the monarch in the first, second and third degrees of consanguinity are eligible to succeed to the throne. The current monarch is King Willem-Alexander…
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The Netherlands

Queen Máxima praised by Ivanka Trump

Fresh off the three day US state visit of her father to the United Kingdom, Ivanka Trump, Special Advisor to the President, has travelled to the Hague, in the Netherlands, for the Global Entrepreneur Summit to give the closing remarks. Ahead of her arrival, she gave an interview to Dutch newspaper Het Parool in which she praises Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands – who gave the…
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