The Netherlands

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


REIGNING QUEEN. Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina, bom 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 Eberhard 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 (son: Prince Willem-Alexander, born 27 April 1967); Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth, born 5 Aug. 1939, married to Prince Charles Hugues de Bourbon-Parma on 29 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 Peb. 1947.

Koninkrijk der Nederlanden


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Books of Reference

  1. Statistical Information. The ‘Oentraal Bureau voor de Statistiek’ at the Hague, is the official Netherlands statistical service. Director-General of Statistics: Dr J. Ch. W. Yerstege. The Bureau was founded in 1899. Prior to that year, statistical publications were compiled by the ‘Centrale commissie voor de statistiek’, the ‘Vereniging voor staathuishoudkunde en statistiek’ and various government departments. These activities have gradually been taken over and co-ordinated by the Central Bureau, which now compiles practically all government statistics.Google Scholar
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