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King and Queen of The Netherlands start state visit to Luxembourg

Today, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima officially started their three days state visit to Luxembourg. © Cour grand-ducale / Cyril Moreau / Best image They were welcomed at the airport by Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie. There was a funny moment when Queen Máxima and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie greeted each other as their hats collided and…
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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 infection, and the Royal Family were touched by the over thirty thousand cards they received from well-wishers. She was baptised in…
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Flashback Friday: King Willem-Alexander makes special agreement with daughters' bodyguards

Earlier this year, King Willem-Alexander made a special agreement with his daughters’ bodyguards. This news was announced by His Majesty in a longer television interview broadcast on the Dutch television channel NPO1 in connection with the King’s 50th birthday in April. When the King was in his teens and 20’s, he had entered into an agreement with his own security guards that…
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