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1966 wedding of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands to Claus von Amsberg

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Queen Beatrix and Claus van Amsberg The Bride: Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, then the crown princess. The Groom: Claus van Amsberg, a German

The Dutch royal family -   Seated, from left: Princess Maxima holds Princess Alexia, Queen Beatrix, Princess Laurentien holds Countess Eloise. Back row, from left: Prince Friso, Princess Mabel holds Countess Luana, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander holds Princess Catharina-Amalia and Prince Constantijn with Count Claus Casimir

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Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus of the Netherlands on their wedding day in the 1960s

Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus of the Netherlands on their wedding day in the…

Queen's Day in Amsterdam 2013

Koninginnedag (or Queen's Day) is the most widely celebrated holiday in the Kingdom of The Netherlands.

Standing L to R: Prince Bernhard, Prince Claus holding Prince Constantijn, Pieter van Vollenhoven, Prince Carlos. Seated L to R: Princess Christina, Princess Beatrix holding Prince Johan Friso, Prince Mauritx, Prince Willem Alexander, Queen Juliana, Princess Armgard (mother of Prince Bernhard), Princess Margriet with Prince Bernhard Jr, and Princess Irene with Prince Jaime.

Standing L to R: Prince Bernhard, Prince Claus holding Prince Constantijn…

Crown Princess Beatrix, Emperor Akihito, Queen Juliana, Empress Michiko and Prince Claus

Crown Princess Michiko, Crown Prince Akihito,Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, and Prince Claus of the Netherlands

Queen Beatrix

remembering World war II, our princess beatrix and King always come to Amsterdam ~ 2 minutes of absolute silence is our way to remember

Family tree of the House of Netherlands

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates in favour of her son Prince Willem-Alexander

Snapping away: Princess Beatrix, Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, and Queen Maxima aboard the yacht

Queen Maxima is elegant in stripes as she relaxes on a yacht

The Dutch royals enjoyed a day aboard their yacht Groene Draeck over the weekend, with Queen Maxima, King Willem-Alexander and their three daughters all aboard for the ride.

Former Queen Beatrix - The Dutch royal family also has a personal fortune thought to be in the region of £131m much of which was amassed through holdings in oil company Shell. As with the British royals, the four main royal palaces and the crown jewels are the property of the Netherlands but the Dutch royals also own four further homes, including a villa in Tuscany.

Allowance: Funding for the royals includes personal allowances and expenses for official duties

Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands, Princess Luana and Princess Mabel of The Netherlands attend the wedding of Prince Jaime de Bourbon Parma and Viktoria Cservenyak at The Church Of Our Lady At Ascension on October 5, 2013 in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.

Princess Beatrix Photos Photos: HRH Prince Jaime De Bourbon Parme Marries Viktoria Cservenyak

Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands, Princess Luana and Princess Mabel of The Netherlands attend the wedding of Prince Jaime de Bourbon Parma and Viktoria Cservenyak at The Church Of Our Lady At Ascension on October 2013 in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.

Queen Beatrix, April 30, 2008

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All together: Pictured left to right, Princess Beatrice, Princess Catharina-Amalia, Queen Maxima, Princess Alexia, Princess Mabel (holding camera) and Princess Ariane enjoy their day out on the canals in Amsterdam

Queen Maxima is elegant in stripes as she relaxes on a yacht

All together: Pictured left to right, Princess Beatrice, Princess Catharina-Amalia, Queen .

Queen Paola of Belgium, Queen Sofia of Spain and Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands ... all "retired" Queens as their sons have taken over for their fathers or mother.

Queen Paola of Belgium, Queen Sofia of Spain and Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands . all "retired" Queens as their sons have taken over for their fathers or mother.