Queen Maxima turns 43 today. No better way to celebrate it than with an ode to her most beautiful dresses. Happy Birthday Your Majesty!

2013 Royal Highlights || Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates and her oldest son, Willem-Alexander, is inaugurated as king in Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam on 30 April 2013.


♚ Een Jaar ♚
April 30, 2014, marks the one year anniversary of the abdication of Queen Beatrix and inauguration of her eldest son, Prince Willem-Alexander as King of the Netherlands.


The 28th of January of last year, the Dutch people were surprised by a national broadcast in which the Queen, Beatrix, made a speech to announce her abdication from her duties, and leaving them to future generations. After a gala with royals from all around the world, the Queen signed the Abdication and the Prince Willem-Alexander was inaugurated with his wife, Máxima, as King and Queen of the Netherlands. The day continued with a water pageant and concerts with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Armin Van Buuren among others.


The little heirs

Princess Elisabeth (Belgium)

Princess Ingrid Alexandra (Norway)

Princess Catharina-Amalia (Netherlands)

Prince Christian (Denmark)

Infanta Leonor (Spain)

Princess Estelle (Sweden)

Prince George (United Kingdom)


the family of clones, the girls all look like one of the adults, Catharina like Beatrix, Alexia like Maxima, and Ariane like Willem