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Before they were royal: The life of Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

In the series “Before they were royal” we are taking a look at their young lives, education, and professional lives before gaining their royal title. The second edition focuses on Queen Máxima of the Netherlands or Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti as she was known before her marriage. Born as Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti to Jorge Zorreguieta and María del Carmen Cerruti Carricart…
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Queen Máxima's sister Inés Zorreguieta has been buried

Inés Zorreguieta, the younger sister of Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, was buried on Friday evening. The burial took place two days after the sudden death of Inés. Queen Máxima, King Willem-Alexander and their family were present. The Argentinian media have reported that Inés has been buried at the Parque Memorial in Pilar, a town 50 kilometres from the capital Buenos Aires. The burial…
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Several new photos released to mark five years on the throne for Dutch King Willem-Alexander

Several new photos of the Dutch Royal Family have been released by the Government Information Service (RVD) in celebration of the five year anniversary of being on the throne for King Willem-Alexander on 30 April. They were released yesterday, the day before his 51st birthday today. All of the images were taken by Erwin Olaf in March at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam and includes photos of the…
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Portraits of Queen Máxima and daughters on display in host city of King's Day

Individual portraits of Queen Máxima and her three daughters, Princesses Amalia, Alexia and Ariane are on display in the Groninger Museum in Groningen, The Netherlands. Groningen is the host city for this year’s King’s Day (Dutch: Koningsdag), which is celebrated annually on 27 April (or the 26th if the 27th is on a Sunday). The 2018 celebration will take place on Friday the…
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