The Netherlands

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


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, born 27 April 1967; Prince Johan Friso, born 25 Sept. 1968; Prince Constantijn, born 11 Oct. 1969); Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth, born 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; Prince Floris, born 10 April 1975); Princess Maria Christina, born 18 Feb. 1947, married to Jorge Guillermo on 28 June 1975.

Koninkrijk der Nederlanden


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Books of Reference

  1. statistical information. The ‘Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek’ at Voorburg, near The Hague, is the official Netherlands statistical service. Director-General of Statistics: Prof. G. Goudswaard.Google Scholar
  2. 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
  3. Its current publications include:Google Scholar
  4. Statistical Yearbook of the Netherlands. From 1923/24 (preceded by Jaarcijfers voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, 1898–1922); latest issue, 1975Google Scholar
  5. Statistisch zakboek (Pocket Year Book). From 1899/1924 (1 vol.); latest issue, 1975Google Scholar
  6. Maandschrift van het CBS (Monthly Bulletin). From 1906Google Scholar
  7. Maandstatistiek van de buitenlandse handel (monthly statistical bulletin of foreign trade). From 1917Google Scholar
  8. Naionale Rekeningen (National Accounts), from 1948–50; latest issue, 1975Google Scholar
  9. Uitkomsten van de Bedrijfstelling 1963 (Results of the Census of Industries, 1963)Google Scholar
  10. Uitkomsten van de 13eAlgemene volkstelling, 31 mei 1960 (Results of the Thirteenth Census, Population and Housing, 31 May, 1960)Google Scholar
  11. Statistische en econometrische onderzoekingen (Statistical and Econometric Studies). From 1946Google Scholar
  12. Statistical Studies. From 1953Google Scholar
  13. benelux information. See p. 783.Google Scholar

Other Official Publications

  1. Central Economic Plan. Centraal Plan-bureau, The Hague (Dutch text), annually, from 1946Google Scholar
  2. Netherlands. Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Paris, annual from 1964Google Scholar
  3. Staatsalmanak voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden. Annual. The Hague, from 1814Google Scholar
  4. Staatsblad van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden. The Hague, from 1814Google Scholar
  5. Staatscourant (State Gazette). The Hague, from 1813Google Scholar
  6. Atlas van Nederland. Government Printing Office, The Hague, 1970 and supplements up to and including 1973.Google Scholar
  7. Memoranda on the Condition of the Netherlands State Finances. Ministry of Finance, The Hague, from 1906.Google Scholar
  8. Guide to the Establishing of Industrial Operations in the Netherlands. Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, 1973Google Scholar
  9. The Kingdom of the Netherlands. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, 1974–75Google Scholar
  10. Foreign Investment in the Netherlands. The Hague, 1975Google Scholar
  11. Huggett, F. E., The Dutch Today. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, 1973Google Scholar

Non-Official Publications

  1. Huggett, F. E., The Modern Netherlands. London, 1971Google Scholar
  2. Jansonius, H., Groot Nederlands-Engels Woordenboek Voor Studie en Praktijk. 3 vols. Leiden, 1972 (Vols. 1 and 2)Google Scholar
  3. Veldman, J., Agriculture in the Netherlands. Utrecht, 1974Google Scholar
  4. Pyttersen’s Nederlandse Almanak. Zaltbommel, annual, from 1899Google Scholar
  5. Commerce and Industry in the Netherlands. Amsterdam-Rotterdam Bank. Amsterdam, 1974Google Scholar
  6. The Information you need when Planning a Business in the Netherlands. Algemene Bank Nederland. Amsterdam, 1975Google Scholar
  7. A Compact Geography of the Netherlands. Utrecht, 1974Google Scholar
  8. national library. De Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Lange Voorhout 34, The Hague. Director: Dr C. Reedijk.Google Scholar
  9. statistical information. Statistical publications (on population, trade, cost of living, etc., are obtainable on request from the Statistical Office, Willemstad, Curaçao. Statistisch Jaarboek 1970 (text in Dutch, English and Spanish).Google Scholar
  10. De West Indische Gids. The Hague. Monthly from 1919Google Scholar
  11. Braam, H. L., Hoe ons land geregeerd wordt. Willemstad, 4th ed. 1972Google Scholar
  12. Hartog, J., Aruba. Oranjestad, 1953.—Bonaire. Oranjestad, 1958.—Curaçao. Oranjestad, 1961Google Scholar
  13. Nordlohne, E., De Economisch-geographische Structuur der Benedenwindse Eilanden. Rotterdam, 1951Google Scholar
  14. Poll, W. van de, De Nederlandse Antillen. The Hague, 1950Google Scholar
  15. Walle, J. van de, De Nederlandse Antillen. Willemstad, 1954Google Scholar
  16. Westerman, J. H., Overzicht van de geologische en mijnbouwkundige kennis der Nederlandse Antillen. Amsterdam, 1949Google Scholar
  17. Curaçao Trade Industry Directory. 6th ed. 1966–67Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

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