The Netherlands

  • John Paxton
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 28 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 Everhard Julius Coert Karel Godfried Pieter of Lippe-Biesterfeld (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 (sons: Prince Willem-Alexander, bom 27 April 1967; Prince Johan Friso, born 25 Sept. 1968; Prince Constantijn, born 11 Oct. 1969); Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth, bora 5 Aug. 1939, married to Prince Charles Hugues de Bourbon-Parma on 29 April 1964 (sons: Prince Carlos Javier Bernardo, born 27 Jan. 1970; Prince Jaime Bernardo, born 13 Oct. 1972; daughter: Princess Margarita Maria Beatrix, born 13 Oct. 1972); Princess Margriet Francisca, born in Ottawa, 19 Jan. 1943, married to Pieter van Vollenhoven on 10 Jan. 1967 (son: Prince Maurits, born 17 April 1968; Prince Bernhard, born 25 Dec. 1969; Prince Pieter, born 22 March 1972); Princess Maria Christina, born 18 Feb. 1947.

Koninkrijk der Nederlanden


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