Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Schloss Pyrmont – A famous meeting

This Baroque castle was the scene of one of the most famous lines in Dutch royal history. King William III of the Netherlands arrived here on 28 July 1878 to court Pauline of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Pauline rejected the elderly King but her sister Emma supposed exclaimed, “We cannot just let the poor man go [read more]