Netherlands (The)

Koninkrijk der Nederlanden
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria, born August 31, 1880, daughter of the late King Willem III, and of his second wife, Princess Emma, born August 2, 1858 (died March 20, 1934), daughter of Prince George Victor of Waldeck; succeeded to the throne on the death of her father, November 23, 1890; came of age August 31, 1898, and was crowned September 6 of that year; widow of Prince Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, born April 19, 1876 (died July 3, 1934). Offspring: Princess Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina, born April 30, 1909, married to Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (born 29 June, 1911), on January 7, 1937. Offspring; Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, born January 31, 1938; Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth, born August 5, 1939, and Princess Margriet Francisca, born in Ottawa, January 19, 1943.


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