Beatrix of the Netherlands

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Beatrix of the Netherlands (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, ; born 31 January 1938) is a member of the Dutch royal family who reigned as Queen of the Netherlands from 30 April 1980 until her abdication on 30 April 2013.wikipedia
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Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld

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Beatrix is the eldest daughter of Queen Juliana and her husband, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld.
Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (later Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands; German: Bernhard Friedrich Eberhard Leopold Julius Kurt Carl Gottfried Peter Graf von Biesterfeld; 29 June 1911 – 1 December 2004) was a German-born prince who was the consort of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands; they were the parents of four children, including Princess Beatrix, who later served as Queen of the Netherlands.

Koningsdag

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On Koninginnedag (Queen's Day), 30 April 2013, Beatrix abdicated in favour of her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, and resumed the title of princess.
Until the abdication of Queen Beatrix in 2013, the holiday was known as Koninginnedag or Queen's Day and was celebrated on 30 April.

Juliana of the Netherlands

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Beatrix is the eldest daughter of Queen Juliana and her husband, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld.
In 1937, she married Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld with whom she had four children: Beatrix, Irene, Margriet, and Christina.

Princess Irene of the Netherlands

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When Beatrix was one year old, in 1939, her younger sister Princess Irene was born.
She has three sisters, the eldest of whom is the former monarch of the Netherlands, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands; the two younger ones are Princess Margriet and Princess Christina.

Baarn

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Beatrix was born Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld, on 31 January 1938 at the Soestdijk Palace in Baarn, Netherlands.
Crown prince Willem Alexander and his brothers attended school (Nieuwe Baarnse School and Het Baarnsch Lyceum) in Baarn when Queen Beatrix (then princess) and her family lived at Castle Drakesteijn in the village of Lage Vuursche, before they moved to The Hague in 1980.

Monarchy of the Netherlands

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Beatrix of the Netherlands (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, ; born 31 January 1938) is a member of the Dutch royal family who reigned as Queen of the Netherlands from 30 April 1980 until her abdication on 30 April 2013.
For example, the grandchildren of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (sister of Princess Beatrix), have no succession rights because their kinship with Beatrix when she was queen was of the fourth degree (that is, Princess Beatrix is their parent's parent's parents' daughter).

Leiden University

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In 1961, she received her law degree from Leiden University.
The Dutch Royal Family and Leiden University have a close association: Queen Juliana, Queen Beatrix and King Willem-Alexander are former students.

Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone

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Her five godparents were King Leopold III of Belgium; Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone; Elisabeth, Princess of Erbach-Schönberg; Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg; and Countess Allene de Kotzebue.
Princess Alice was godmother to Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, who is the granddaughter of her first cousin on her mother's side, Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.

Princess Christina of the Netherlands

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Her third sister Princess Christina was born in 1947.
Christina has three older sisters: Princess Beatrix, Princess Irene and Princess Margriet.

Rockcliffe Park Public School

During their exile in Canada, Beatrix attended nursery and Rockcliffe Park Public School, a primary school where she was known as "Trixie Orange".
Perhaps the most prominent former students are Princess Beatrix and Princess Irene, who attended the school while the Dutch Royal Family was in exile during the Second World War.

Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands

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On Koninginnedag (Queen's Day), 30 April 2013, Beatrix abdicated in favour of her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, and resumed the title of princess.
Willem-Alexander was born in Utrecht as the oldest child of Princess Beatrix and diplomat Claus van Amsberg.

Amsterdam coronation riots

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There was an even more violent riot on 30 April 1980, during the investiture (sovereigns of the Netherlands are not crowned as such) of Queen Beatrix.
The Amsterdam coronation riots (Kroningsoproer) refers to major violence and rioting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on the day of the coronation of Queen Beatrix, 30 April 1980.

Prince Claus of the Netherlands

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In 1966, Beatrix married Claus von Amsberg, a German diplomat, with whom she had three children.
Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Jonkheer van Amsberg (German: Klaus-Georg Wilhelm Otto Friedrich Gerd von Amsberg; 6 September 1926 – 6 October 2002), was the husband of Queen Beatrix, and the Prince Consort of the Netherlands from Beatrix's ascension in 1980 until his death from Parkinson's disease and heart and respiratory ailments in 2002.

Huis ten Bosch palace

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In 1981, they moved into Huis ten Bosch Palace in The Hague.
Huis ten Bosch was the home of former Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands from 1981 to 2014; the current King Willem-Alexander and his family moved on 13 January 2019.

Bilderberg Meeting

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Beatrix is a member of the Bilderberg Group, a secretive, invitation-only annual conference co-founded by her father which first met in Hotel de Bilderberg in Oosterbeek.
Heads of state, including former King Juan Carlos I of Spain and former Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, have attended meetings.

Amsterdam

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There was a massive protest on their wedding day in Amsterdam on 10 March 1966.
In the Zuid borough, is the Beatrixpark, named after Queen Beatrix.

Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau

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2) Prince Johan Friso, known as "Friso" (1968–2013)
He was the second son of Princess Beatrix and Prince Claus, and grandson of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard.

Stornoway (residence)

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The family lived at the Stornoway residence (now the residence of the Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of Canada).
During the Second World War, from summer 1941 to 1945, Mrs. Perley-Robertson offered Stornoway to (then) Princess Juliana of the Netherlands as a temporary home-in-exile for the Dutch Royal Family, including the future Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.

Provo (movement)

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A group of Provos threw a smoke bomb at the Golden Coach, resulting in a violent street battle with the police.
The Provos gained world prominence through its protests at the royal wedding of Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and Claus von Amsberg.

Drakensteyn Castle

The royal couple lived at Drakensteyn Castle in Lage Vuursche with their children until Beatrix ascended the throne.
It is the private residence of Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, the country's former Queen.

Allene Tew

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Her five godparents were King Leopold III of Belgium; Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone; Elisabeth, Princess of Erbach-Schönberg; Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg; and Countess Allene de Kotzebue.
In 1938, she became godmother to their eldest daughter, princess Beatrix.

Queen Beatrix International Airport

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Queen Beatrix International Airport in Aruba.
It is named after Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, the now-retired Queen and former head of state of Aruba.

Apeldoorn

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Tates crashed his car into a parade in Apeldoorn, narrowly missing a bus carrying the Queen.
The younger sister of Princess Beatrix, Princess Margriet, lives nearby the palace Het Loo, with her husband Pieter van Vollenhoven.

Bigwin Island

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While on Bigwin Island, the constitution of the Netherlands was stored in the cast iron safe of Bigwin Inn's Rotunda building.
Beatrix of the Netherlands and her family lived in private cottages.

Bilthoven

Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Beatrix went to the progressive primary school De Werkplaats in Bilthoven.
The former Dutch Queen Beatrix went to this school.