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King and Queen of The Netherlands spend second day in Luxembourg

Yesterday, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima spent their second day in Luxembourg as part of their three-day state visit to the country. The day began with the visit of the Belval site alongside Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. They walked to the blast furnaces, where they learned more about how they work, about Belval in general, and about the redevelopment of industrial…
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Palace announces Dutch King has no shares in royal companies

In a message shared on the website of the Royal House of the Netherlands at the end of last week, it was announced that Dutch King Willem-Alexander has no personal shares in companies which have a ‘Royal’ predicate. The short message did not state whether other members of the Royal Family currently have or previously have had shares in royal companies, saying only: “The predicated does…
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Who is Princess Ariane of the Netherlands?

Princess Ariane was born on 10th April 2007 as the third daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima. The day following her birth, King Willem-Alexander was pictured holding her in his arms. The next month she was briefly admitted to hospital for a viral lung…
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King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Margriet to honour Olympic medal winners

It has been announced in the Netherlands, that the medal winners from both the Winter Olympics and Paralympics will be presented to King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Princess Margriet on the 23rd March at the Noordeinde Palace. This will be the culmination of celebrations on the day, prior to the presentation there will be a festive programme of events at the Great Church in The Hague. This…
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King Willem Alexander can now fly a Boeing 737

It has now been revealed that earlier this month, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands received his final training in flying a Boeing 737 aircraft. Therefore, the King has obtained his certificate of flying one of the largest aircraft for the company he has…
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Dutch Princess Mabel brings her child bride crusade to New York

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau’s marriage to Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau was the stuff of fairy tales. He gave up his right to the throne and was no longer considered a member of the royal family. Hence, he was known as ‘of Orange-Nassau’ and not as ‘of The Netherlands’. He was second in line after his elder brother Willem-Alexander at the time of his marriage in…
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