The Netherlands

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


Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria, born 31 August, 1880, daughter of the late King Willem III, and of his second wife, Princess Emma, born 2 August, 1858 (died 20 March, 1934), daughter of Prince George Victor of Waldeck; succeeded to the throne on the death of her father, 23 November, 1890; came of age 31 August, 1898, and was crowned 6 September of that year; widow of Prince Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, born 19 April, 1876 (died 3 July, 1934). Offspring: Princess Juliana, Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina, born 30 April, 1909, married to Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (born 29 June, 1911), on 7 January, 1937. Offspring: Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, born 31 January, 1938; Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth, born 5 August, 1939; Princess Margriet Francisca, born in Ottawa, 19 January, 1943 ; Princess Maria Christina, born 18 February, 1947.


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Books of Reference

Books of Reference concerning the Netherlands and its Overseas Territories: 1. Official Publications: (1) The Netherlands

  1. Jaarcijfers voor Nederland (Statistical Annual of the Netherlands). The Hague. Annual.Google Scholar
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(2) Overseas Territories

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  3. Statistisch Jaaroverzicht Ned.-Indië (Statistical abstract for the Netherlands Indies). Annual.Google Scholar
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  12. Tekst van het Verslag van bestuur en staat van Curaçao.Google Scholar
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2. Non-Official Publications: (1) The Netherlands

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(2) Overseas Territories

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