The Netherlands

Koninkrijk der Nederlanden
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


REIGNING QUEEN. Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina, born 30 April 1909, daughter of Queen Wilhelmina (born 31 Aug. 1880, died Nov. 1962) and Prince Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (born April 1876, died 3 July 1934); succeeded to the throne on the abdication of her mother, 4 Sept. 1948, and was enthroned on 6 Sept.; married to Prince Bernhard Leopold Frederick Eberhard Julius Coert Karel Godfried Pieter of Lippe-Biesterfekl (born 29 June 1911) on 7 Jan. 1937. Offspring: Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, born 31 Jan. 1938 (heir presumptive), married to Claus von Arnsberg on 10 March 1966; Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth, born 5 Aug. 1939, married to Prince Charles Hugues de Bourbon-Parma on April 1964; Princess Margriet Francisca, born in Ottawa, 19 Jan. 1943, married to Pieter van Vollenhoven on 10 Jan. 1967; Princess Maria Christina, born 18 Feb. 1947.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUSA

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