Heads of States from the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and Germany attend celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of the kingdom of The Netherlands on August 30, 2014 in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

royals being lovely together:
↳ The then Princesses Beatrix of the Netherlands (later Queen Beatrix) and Margrethe of Denmark (later Queen Margrethe II) outside of Gråsten Palace on 31 July 1954. In a typical fatherly way, Margrethe’s father, King Frederik IX, embarrasses his teenage daughter by fixing her hair in public.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, the Godmother of Europe, with three of her six royal godchildren, Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange; Princess Ingrid-Alexandra of Norway; and Prince Christian of Denmark at her wedding rehearsal in 2010.


Like Father, Like Daughter
King Willem-Alexander & Princess Amalia

King Willem-Alexander was walking around and making some noise at Prince Constantijn’s and Prince Bernhard’s baptsim. So did Princess Amalia at Princess Alexia’s baptism.

Long live the King!

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden’s christening wish for her goddaughter, Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange.


Princess Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands from 1948-1980


Prince Bernhard puts his glasses on baby Beatrix

Princess Juliana of the Netherlands visits the Dutch Caribbean in 1944.


Happy 9th Birthday, Princess Alexia!

Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, the second child of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, was born in The Hague on 26 June 2005.
Princess Alexia is second in line of succession to the throne.
She was baptised on 19 November 2005 by Reverend Deodaat van der Boon in the Dorpskerk in Wassenaar. Her godparents are Prince Friso, Juan Zorreguieta, Princess Mathilde of Belgium, Jonkheer Frans Ferdinand de Beaufort and Jonkvrouw Alexandra Jankovich de Jeszenice.

"Alexia is more Latina than Amalia. Sometimes she explodes a little bit. When she laughs, she laughs very loudly." - Queen Maxima