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Queen Wilhelmina – Meeting Henry

“Only a German Prince will do.” – Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany in 1899 Emperor Wilhelm wasn’t the only who believed that only a German Prince would do for the young Queen Wilhelmina; her mother wanted it too. But while Emperor Wilhelm preferred Frederick William of Prussia, who also happened to be a quarter Dutch [read more]

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Dutch king says great-grandmother failed country’s Jews during the Second World War

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands publically acknowledged that his great-grandmother Queen Wilhelmina failed to protect the country’s Jewish population during the Second World War. The Dutch King made his remarks during a historic speech at the ceremony of the Remembrance of Dead in Amsterdam yesterday. The Remembrance, usually held with a large crowd, took place [read more]