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.

juaniandtheroyals:

♚ 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.

juaniandtheroyals:

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.

lovetheroyals:

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)

royalwatcher:

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

royalwatcher:

Princess Beatrix’s first Kingsday

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