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Reigning Royal Families

Biographical entries of most of the reigning monarchs and of certain other members of the reigning royal families will be found in their appropriate alphabetical order in the biographical section of this site.

The name under which they can be found in the text of the site is listed and hyperlinked in this section in bold UPPERCASE type.


THE NETHERLANDS

Reigning King:

HM KING WILLEM-ALEXANDER CLAUS GEORGE FERDINAND
b. 27 April 1967; succeeded to the throne 30 April 2013, on the abdication of his mother, Queen Beatrix (now HRH Princess Beatrix); married 2 February 2002, Máxima Zorreguieta (b. 17 May 1971); daughter, HRH Princess Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria, b. 7 December 2003; daughter, HRH Princess Alexia Juliana Marcella Laurentien, b. 26 June 2005; daughter, HRH Princess Ariane Wilhelmina Máxima Inés, b. 10 April 2007.

Brothers of the King:

HRH Prince (Johan) Friso Bernhard Christiaan David, b. 25 September 1968, died 12 August 2013; married 24 April 2004 (relinquished right to the throne and membership of the Royal House), Mabel Martine Wisse Smit; daughter, Countess Luana, b. 26 March 2005; daughter, Countess Zaria, b. 18 June 2006.

HRH Prince Constantijn Christof Frederik Aschwin, b. 11 October 1969; married 17 May 2001, Laurentien Brinkhorst (b. 25 May 1966); daughter, Countess Eloise, b. 8 June 2002; son, Count Claus-Casimir, b. 21 March 2004; daughter, Countess Leonore, b. 3 June 2006.

Parents of the King:

HRH Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands, b. 31 January 1938; married 10 March 1966, Prince Claus George Willem Otto Frederik Geert Jonkheer van Amsberg (b. 6 September 1926, died 6 October 2002).



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