European RoyalsThe Netherlands

Dutch royals remember war victims

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands have attended the National Remembrance of the Dead in the Amsterdam. The National Remembrance of the Dead takes places annually on 4 May. A little before 7 in the evening, the King and Queen walked across Dam square to the Nieuwe Kerk where an emotional service was held. Diederik van Vleuten gave the 4 May Address. Afterwards, they placed…
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Who is Princess Margriet of the Netherlands?

Margriet Francisca was born on 19 January 1943 in the Ottawa Civic Hospital in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, during the Second World War to then Princess Juliana (future Queen Juliana) and Prince Bernhard. Her family had fled the Netherlands after the Nazi invasion and had resided in Canada since June 1940. The maternity ward where she was born was temporarily declared, by the Canadian government…
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