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Old 10-11-2009, 02:37 PM
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On occasion of the 40th birthday of HRH Prince Constantijn these new photo's have just been released:

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Thanks for the pictures.
Prince Constantijn has a lovely family, the children are growing up quite fast. The pictures of the children with their parents are really pretty.
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:18 AM
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I liked viewing gthe pictures of HRH Prince Constantijn and Princecess Laurentien with the children. They look very happy together. Did they have a some sort of party for the birthday celebrations?
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Old 10-15-2009, 05:54 AM
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New photos for Prince Constantijn 40th birthday
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Old 11-02-2009, 07:04 PM
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Princess Laurentien attended the hand-out of the von de Gablentz Prize to german politician Rita Süsmuth,
former president of the Bundestag,the German parliament.

Otto von der Gablentz was a german diplomat who became german ambassador to The Netherlands in 1980 IIRC and stayed for 7 years.
He almost instantly moved us all,firstly be the fact he had made the effort to speak excellent Dutch,second,because of his open and new approach of the recent past,ie,the WWII and the nazi occupation between 1940 and 1945.The man was generally liked and highly respected.Not just for the dutch,but also for the Royal Family he became a familiar face and a dear warm friend.
After his term in The Netherlands he was the german ambassador to Israel and then to Russia,not the easyest posts.

After his retirement he and his wife settled to live here in Amsterdam.
He sadly passed away after a long illness in 2007.Greatly missed man in many a heart and mind.

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Princess Laurentien and the widow,Mrs. von der Gablentz:

http://www.koninklijkhuis.nl/Actueel..._november_2009
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Old 11-21-2009, 12:07 PM
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Princess Laurentien attended the congress '' Boundless Dutch''
(Grenze(n)loos Nederlands) of the Onze Taal Society at the
Jaarbeurs in Utrecht. November 21, 2009.


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Old 11-21-2009, 07:00 PM
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Good to see Princess Laurentien at this event- she seems so intelligent and friendly, and represents the Ductch Royal family so well. Her fashion?, well, better left unsaid.......
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Old 11-21-2009, 10:34 PM
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Prince Constantijn & Princess Laurentien

You have reason Patra. It's an important role that is playing Princess Laurentien; to be a member of a Royal Family, giving the royal touch to the event, being so involucrated with the causes like she is, and being mother and wife. It's not easy to be the princess after the future queen and her sisters.
Laurentien enjoy her family life and love her country. She is an example of how to be a part of a royal team.
It would be nice if she dresses more regal.
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Nieuwsberichten Royalblog.nl: Laurentien spreekster bij Buurtalliantie
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Pics 25.11.2009

Princess Laurentien attended the "Manifestation Buurtalliantie"
in the Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam, November 25, 2009
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Old 11-26-2009, 01:21 PM
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New Portraits of P.Laurentien
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I love the setting the photographer used. Very relaxed, and the shading is wonderful. Although, I do have to say, the finished photos are not flattering for Laurentien, you can see every wrinkle she's got. I know that she has them, but let's try and photoshop some of those out next time.
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I too was really surprised how aged Princess Laurentien looked in the book photos, especially around her eyes. Her fashion these last couple of weeks is pretty good. She seems like such a great person, what a warm smile!
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They're very relaxed and casual "portraits". I do like Laurentein's hairstyle, it suits her.
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Princess Laurentien,UN Special Envoy for Litteracy for Development,attended and delivered the keynote speech at the CONFINTEA conference at Belem,Brazil.

She delivered a speech that made a positive furore.

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Literacy really is ALL of our concern, a very ambitious speech by the Princess. My only wish is that there was video of the speech! Thanks for posting the text to it, who is the speech writer?
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Literacy really is ALL of our concern, a very ambitious speech by the Princess. My only wish is that there was video of the speech! Thanks for posting the text to it, who is the speech writer?
She goes by the name of Laurentien van Oranje Nassau.
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Old 12-08-2009, 04:23 PM
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Prince Constantijn,Patron of World Press Photo,attended the opening of the World Press Photo exhibition at the Jubelpark,
Brussels this evening.

The World Press Photo Foundation,based in Amsterdam,was founded in The Netherlands in 1955.

http://www.ppe-agency.com/show.php?z...009%20Brussels

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Here are the pics of the mentioned event:


Prince Constantijn, patron for World Press Photo foundation, was
present at the opening of the World Press Photo Exhibition 2009
in Brussels, December 8, 2009:


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Prince Constantijn will start a full-time job working in the Cabinet of dutch EU Commisioner Neelie Kroes,Digital Agenda.

http://gpdhome.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8...7fde3a8970b-pi

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He also used to work for years for another (former) dutch EU Commissioner,Hans v/d Broek,the father of Princess Marilène.

HRH was appointed due to his expertise in tele-communication and IT.

Previously HRH Prince Jaime de Bourbon Parma,Constantijn's cousin,worked for Neelie Kroes.Prince Jaime is an expert in
conflict management and presently working with the UN.
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