Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Dutch Princess
Born Jan 19, 1943

Princess Margriet Francisca of the Netherlands is the third daughter of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. As a daughter of the Queen Juliana, and a younger sister of the current monarch, Queen Beatrix, she is a member of the Dutch Royal House and currently ninth in the line of succession to the Dutch throne. Princess Margriet often represents Queen Beatrix at official or semi-official events.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands.


Princess Margriet was christened at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ottawa, on 29 June 1943. … Read More
1945 2 Years Old It was not until August 1945, when the Netherlands had been liberated, that Princess Margriet first set foot on Dutch soil. … Read More
1948 5 Years Old …  This Act was repealed in 1948 and is no longer in force, but that was after her birth. … Read More


1957 14 Years Old Since she is a descendant of King George II of Great Britain, and is therefore in line for the British throne, she became a British subject after a 1957 court case filed by Ernest Augustus IV, Prince of Hanover (who also claimed, but did not legally have, the title Prince of Great Britain and Ireland) decided that all persons in line for the British throne are British subjects.


1965 22 Years Old It was while she was studying at Leiden University that Princess Margriet met her future husband, Pieter van Vollenhoven. Their engagement was announced on 10 March 1965, and they were married on 10 January 1967 in The Hague. … Read More


1998 55 Years Old Upon the marriage of Prince Maurits to Marie-Helene van den Broek in 1998, it was announced that the couple's children would bear the surname Van Lippe-Biesterfeld van Vollenhoven. … Read More
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