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Juliana

(jo͞o'lē-ăn`ə), 1909–2004, queen of the Netherlands (1948–80). She succeeded on the abdication of her mother, Queen WilhelminaWilhelmina
, 1880–1962, queen of the Netherlands (1890–1948), daughter and successor of William III. Her mother, Emma of Waldeck-Pyrmont, was regent until 1898. Wilhelmina married (1901) Prince Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (d.
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. A popular monarch, she married (1937) Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911–2004), with whom she had four daughters. The eldest, Princess BeatrixBeatrix
, 1938–, queen of the Netherlands (1980–2013). The oldest daughter of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, she received a law degree from the Univ. of Leyden (1961).
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, succeeded Juliana in 1980.

Juliana

 

(Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina). Born Apr. 30, 1909, at The Hague. Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 to 1980. Daughter of Queen Wilhelmina.

Juliana received her education at the law faculty of the University of Leiden. During the occupation of the Netherlands by fascist Germany from 1940 to 1945, Juliana lived in Great Britain and Canada.