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HM Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands and HM Máxima, Queen of the Netherlands

THE ROYAL FAMILY OF THE NETHERLANDS

HOUSE OF ORANGE-NASSAU

by William Bortrick

2013–present HM Willem-Alexander claus george ferdinand, King of the Netherlands, born at Utrecht, Netherlands 27 April 1967, married at Amsterdam, Netherlands 2 February 2002 Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti (born at Buenos Aires, Argentina 17 May 1971), elder daughter of Don Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta Stefanini and his second wife Dona María del Carmen Cerruti Carricart, and has issue,

1a HRH Princess Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria of the Netherlands, The Princess of Orange, born at The Hague, Netherlands 7 December 2003.

2a HRH Princess Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien of the Netherlands, born at The Hague, Netherlands 26 June 2005.

3a HRH Princess Ariane Wilhelmina Máxima Inés of the Netherlands, born at The Hague, Netherlands 10 April 2007.

Lineage of the Kings and Queens of the Netherlands 1813–Present

1813–1840 HM Willem I frederik, Sovereign Prince of the Netherlands 1813–1815, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg 1815–1840, succeeded his father as HH Willem VI, Prince of Orange and Nassau-Dietz 9 April 1806, Prince of Fulda and Corvey 29 August 1802, deprived of that principality by the Treaty of Tilsit 7 July 1807, recalled to the Netherlands and pro­claimed Hereditary Sovereign Prince of the Neth­erlands 6 December 1813, proclaimed King of the Netherlands and Duke (Grand Duke from 9 June 1815) of Luxembourg 16 March 1815, abdicated 7 October 1840 and assumed the title of King Willem Frederik, Count of Nassau, second son of HH Willem V Batavus, Prince of Orange and Nassau-Dietz, Stadhouder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands 1751–95 and his wife HRH Princess Friederike Sophie Wilhelmine of Prussia, born at Huis ten Bosch, The Hague 24 August 1772, married first at Berlin 1 October 1791 HRH Princess Friederike Luise Wilhelmine of Prussia (born at Potsdam 18 November 1774; died at The Hague, Netherlands 12 October 1837), second daughter of HM Friedrich Wilhelm II, King of Prussia 1786–97 and his second wife HSH Landgravine Friederike Luise of Hesse-Darmstadt. HM Willem I, King of the Netherlands, married second (morganatically) at Berlin 17 February 1841 Countess Henriëtte Adriana Ludovica Flora d’Oultremont de Wégimont, created Countess of Nassau 7 February 1841 (born at Maastricht 28 February 1792; died at Schloss Rahe, Aachen 26 October 1864, buried at Wégimont Castle, Liège), daughter of Ferdinand Louis Michel, Count d’Oultremont de Wégimont and his wife Johanna Susanna Hartsinck, and died at Berlin 12 December 1848 (buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), and was succeeded on his abdication by his elder son,

1840–1849 HM Willem II frederik georg lode­wijk, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg, born at The Hague 6 December 1792, married at Winter Palace, St Petersburg, Russia 21 February 1816 HIH Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna of Russia (born at Gatchina Palace, St Petersburg, Russia 18 January 1795; died at The Hague, Netherlands 1 March 1865, buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), youngest daughter of HIM Paul I, Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias 1796–1801 and his second wife HSH Princess Sophie Dorothea Auguste Luise of Württemberg, and died at Tilburg, Netherlands 17 March 1849, when he was succeeded by his eldest son,

1849–1890 HM Willem III alexander paul frederik lodewijk, King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg, born at Brussels 19 February 1817, married first at Stuttgart 18 June 1839 HRH Princess Sophie Friederike Mathilde of Württemberg (born at Stuttgart 17 June 1818; died at Huis ten Bosch, The Hague, Netherlands 3 June 1877, buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), younger daughter of HM Wilhelm I Friedrich Karl, King of Württemberg 1816–64 and his second wife HIH Grand Duchess Ekaterina Pavlovna of Russia. HM Willem III, King of the Netherlands, married second at Arolsen 7 January 1879 HSH Princess Adelheid Emma Wilhelmine Therese of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen Re­gent of the Netherlands 8 December 1890–31 August 1898 (born at Arolsen Castle 2 August 1858; died at Lange Voorhout Palace, The Hague, Netherlands 20 March 1934, buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), fourth daughter of HSH Georg Viktor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont 1845–93 and his first wife HSH Princess Helene Wilhelmine Henriette Pauline Marianne of Nassau, and died at Het Loo Palace, Apeldoorn, Netherlands 23 November 1890 (buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), when he was succeeded in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg by HH Adolf, Duke of Nassau 1839–66 (see Luxembourg) and in the Kingdom of the Netherlands by his only daughter,

1890–1948 HM Wilhelmina helena pauline maria, Queen of the Netherlands, reigned under the Regency of her mother until 31 August 1898, abdicated in favour of her only child 4 September 1948 and assumed the title of Princess of the Netherlands, born at Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands 31 August 1880, married The Hague, Netherlands 7 February 1901 HH Duke Heinrich Wladimir Albrecht Ernst of Mecklenburg, natural­ised in the Netherlands and created Prince Hendrik of the Netherlands with the qualification of Royal Highness 6 February 1901 (born at Schwerin 19 April 1876; died at The Hague, Netherlands 3 July 1934), youngest son of HRH Friedrich Franz II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1842–83 and his third wife HSH Princess Marie Karoline Auguste of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, and died at Het Loo Palace, Apeldoorn, Netherlands 28 November 1962 (buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), and was succeeded on her abdication by her only child,

1948–1980 HM Juliana louise emma marie wil­helmina, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Duchess of Mecklenburg, acted as Princess-Regent of the Netherlands 14 October 1947–1 December 1947 and 14 May 1948–30 August 1948, abdicated in favour of her eldest daughter 30 April 1980 and assumed the title of Princess of the Netherlands, born at Noordeinde Palace, The Hague, Netherlands 30 April 1909, married The Hague, Netherlands 7 January 1937 HSH Prince Bernhard Leopold Friedrich Eberhard Julius Kurt Karl Gottfried Peter of Lippe-Biesterfeld, naturalised in the Netherlands 24 November 1936 and created Prince of the Netherlands with the qualification of Royal Highness 7 January 1937 (born at Jena 29 June 1911; died at Utrecht, Netherlands 1 December 2004, buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), elder son of HSH Prince Bernhard Kasimir Friedrich Gustav Hein­rich Wilhelm Eduard of Lippe and his wife Baroness Armgard Kunigunde Aharda Agnes Oda von Sierstorpff-Cramm, and died at Soestdijk Palace, Baarn, Netherlands 20 March 2004 (buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), and was succeeded on her abdication by her eldest daughter,

1980–2013 HM Beatrix wilhelmina armgard, Queen of the Netherlands (now HRH Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands), Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld), abdicated in favour of her eldest son 30 April 2013 and assumed the title of Princess of the Netherlands, born at Soestdijk Palace, Baarn, Netherlands 31 January 1938, married at Amsterdam, Netherlands 10 March 1966 Claus Georg Wilhelm Otto Friedrich Gerd von Amsberg, naturalised in the Netherlands and created Prince of the Netherlands, Jonkheer van Amsberg 16 February 1966 (born at Haus Dötzingen, Hitzacker, Germany 6 September 1926; died at Amsterdam, Netherlands 6 October 2002, buried at Nieuwe Kerk, Delft), only son of Claus Felix Friedrich Leopold Gabriel Archim Julius August von Amsberg and his wife Baroness Gösta Julie Adelheid Marion Marie von dem Bussche-Haddenhausen, and has issue,

1a HM Willem-Alexander claus george ferdinand, King of the Netherlands, who succeeded his mother (see above).

2a HRH Prince Johan Friso Bernhard Christiaan David of Orange-Nassau, Count of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg, born at Utrecht, Netherlands 25 September 1968, married at Delft, Netherlands 24 April 2004 Mabel Martine Los later Wisse Smit (born at Pijnacker, Netherlands 11 August 1968), elder daughter of Hendrik Cornelis Los and his wife Florence Malde Gijsberdina Kooman, and died at Huis ten Bosch, The Hague, Netherlands 12 August 2013 (buried at Lage Vuursche, Baarn), having had issue,

1b Countess Emma Luana Ninette Sophie of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, born 26 March 2005.

2b Countess Joanna Zaria Nicoline Milou of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, born 18 June 2006.

3a HRH Prince Constantijn Christoph Frederik Aschwin of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg, born at Utrecht, Netherlands 11 October 1969, married at The Hague, Netherlands 17 May 2001 (civil) and 19 May 2001 (religious) Petra Laurentien Brinkhorst (born at Leiden, Netherlands 25 May 1966), only daughter of Laurens Jan Brinkhorst and his wife Jantien Brinkhorst-Heringa, and has issue,

1b Countess Eloise Beatrix Sophie Laurence of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, born at The Hague, Netherlands 8 June 2002.

2b Count Claus-Casimir Bernhard Marius Max of Orange-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg, born at The Hague, Netherlands 21 March 2004.

3b Countess Leonore Marie Irene Enrica of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg, born at The Hague, Netherlands 3 June 2006.

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