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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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Dutch royals pose for summer photos

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their daughters Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane have posed for their annual summer photos. This photocall is part of an agreement that allows the royals’ privacy for the rest of the…
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King Willem-Alexander visits psychiatric clinics alongside the Minister for Legal Protection

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited the Oostvaarderskliniek and the Pieter Baan Centrum in Almere alongside Sander Dekker, the Minister for Legal Protection. The Oostvaarderskliniek is a forensic psychiatric centre which treats patients that have been ordered by a judge to be detained under hospital orders (terbeschikkingstelling or tbs). This usually means that the…
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima's State Visit to Ireland - Day 1

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands have begun a three-day State Visit to Ireland. If Brexit goes ahead, Ireland will be more isolated from the European Union, and the Dutch and Irish are eager to retain their ties. The Dutch Royals were received in Dublin at Áras an Uachtaráin, the official residence of President Higgins and his wife, Sabina Higgins. Both ladies dazzled…
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Who is Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands?

Today, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands turns 81-years-old. So we are going to have a little look at who she is and what has happened in her life so far. Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard was born in 1938 in Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, the Netherlands as the eldest child of the future Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and her husband, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld. Princess Beatrix was soon…
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