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1967–, king of the Netherlands, eldest son of Queen 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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. He served (1985–87) in the navy and graduated (1993)from Leiden Univ.; he has been a member of the International Olympic Committee since 1998. He married Máxima Zorreguieta, a former investment banker, in 2002 amid some controversy because her father was a former member of Argentina's military junta. They have three children. When his mother abdicated in his favor in 2013 he became the first Dutch king since 1890 (three queens succeeded William IIIWilliam III,
1817–90, king of the Netherlands and grand duke of Luxembourg (1849–90), son and successor of William II. William III ruled as a constitutional monarch, and his long reign was unmarred by friction with the States-General.
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com/2017/05/18/europe/netherlands-king-willem-alexander-klm-pilot/) According to information provided by the Royal Dutch household to CNN , King Willem-Alexander piloted his first aircraft over 30 years ago while he was still a student.
King Willem-Alexander attended UWC Atlantic College in Llantwit Major from 1983-85, where he studied for his International Baccalaureate (IB), which the college helped to create in the late 1960s.
The European bouquet is not complete without the English rose" - Dutch king Willem-Alexander.
Le president de la Republique, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a adresse un message de felicitations au roi des Pays-Bas Willem-Alexander a l'occasion de la celebration de la fete nationale de son pays dans lequel, il lui a exprime sa satisfaction quant a la redynamisation des relations entre les deux pays.
17 (BNA): Bahraini Ambassador to the United Kingdom Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa conveyed the greetings of Bahrain leadership to the King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander as well as their best wishes of more progress and prosperity to the Dutch people.
8 (SUNA)- Rahama Salih Al-Obeid, has handed over her credentials to the King of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander, at the Royal Palace in the Hague as Sudan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Sudan to the Netherlands.
The ceremony was attended by King Willem-Alexander, Queen MEixima, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Parliament Speaker Anoucka van Miltenburg.
Bahrain's Ambassador to the UK Alice Samaan yesterday submitted her credentials as non-resident ambassador to Holland to King Willem-Alexander.
They touched down to the sound of tolling bells and were greeted by Dutch king Willem-Alexander and queen Maxima as well as by Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte.
The coffins will be met by dignitaries including King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima at an air base near Eindhoven.
Bells will toll for 10 minutes and a trumpet salute will sound as the first coffins are unloaded before relatives of the victims and dignitaries including King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima and prime minister Rutte.
President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon has extended condolences to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and to King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands over the crash of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine, the press service of the President said Friday.