The Netherlands

Summer photo session held by the Dutch Royal Family

The traditional summer photo session for the Dutch Royal Family took place yesterday afternoon at Villa Eikenhorst in Wassenaar. King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima, 14-year-old Princess Amalia (The Princess of Orange), Princess Alexia, 13, and Princess Ariane, 11, took part in the photocall outside their family home for the media. It is expected that this will be the final summer photo…
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Before they were royal: The life of Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

In the series “Before they were royal” we are taking a look at their young lives, education, and professional lives before gaining their royal title. The second edition focuses on Queen Máxima of the Netherlands or Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti as she was known before her marriage. Born as Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti to Jorge Zorreguieta and María del Carmen Cerruti Carricart…
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Queen Máxima continues India trip for UNSGSA in Mumbai

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands arrived in Mumbai yesterday to continue her official visit to India as United Nations Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance and Development. The four-day trip began on Monday in New Delhi where the Queen met with UN representatives and had a sit down with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The PM’s office released a…
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Who is King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands?

Willem–Alexander Claus George Ferdinand was born in the Utrecht at University Medical Centre on 27 April 1967. He is the oldest child of (the former Queen) Princess Beatrix and German diplomat Claus Von Amsberg. King Willem- Alexander is the first grandchild of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard. He was baptised on 2 September 1967 in St Jacob’s Church in the Hague. His godparents are…
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