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The best moments from Queen's Day and King's Day

With the accession of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in 1980, Queen’s Day truly became a day of interacting with the public. Let’s take a look at some of the best moments from Queen’s Day and King’s Day. Embed from Getty Images Prince Claus, the late husband of then Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and his son Prince Constantijn try out a dodgem car in the town of…
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King of The Netherlands appointed a supernumerary Knight of the Garter

King Willem-Alexander has been appointed a supernumerary Knight of the Garter by Her Majesty The Queen today on the first day of the state visit. Embed from Getty Images Membership in the Order is limited and includes the Monarch, the Princes of Wales, no more than 24 companion members and various supernumerary members. Her Majesty The Queen is known as the Sovereign of the Garter, and only she…
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King and Queen of the Netherlands announce state visit to the United Kingdom

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will pay a state visit to the United Kingdom at the invitation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The state visit is set to take place on 23 and 24 October 2018. The King and Queen will be accompanied on their visit by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stef Blok. The King and Queen will spend the night at…
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Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma grants daughters new titles

Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma has granted his two daughters Italian titles in his capacity as titular Duke of Parma and Piacenza. He granted the titles last Friday after the mass in the Steccata Basilic in Parma during a meeting of the ancient orders of knighthood of the former duchies of Parma and Piacenza. His eldest daughter Princess Luisa Irene was granted the title of “Marquise of…
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