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Old 11-06-2003, 01:10 PM
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Queen Wilhelmina (1880-1962)

One of the most extraordinairy dutch women ever is Queen Wilhelmina, grand mother of Queen Beatrix......in 1888, after the death of her father, half-brothers and uncles the hope of the dutch nation rested on this 8 yo queen...after 58 years she abdicated in 1948, and was populairy known as 'mother of the fatherland' (The famous William the Silent -who was her example- was called Father of the fatherland...so a very special name&#33 I shall post some pics of her life, I try to do that in chronological order & I hope that you are also interested in this very special lady (and not ponly in the red suits of Maxima ;-) ...I shall not name the sources of theese pictures as I performed a search in google..and later in Corbis & I could not save the captions...so here we go...the first one, Wilhelmina (or 'Wimpie'as her parents affectionately called her, with a pony
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Old 11-06-2003, 01:11 PM
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.as a girl, with hair down
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Old 11-06-2003, 01:12 PM
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in 1888, in mourning for her fatehr King Willem III with her mother, Queen/ regentes Emma,
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Old 11-06-2003, 01:12 PM
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:19 PM
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:19 PM
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the year of her inhauguration, 1898
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:20 PM
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this painting is exhibited at her favorite palace, now museam 'het loo' ...favorite retreat of stadfholder/king Willem III and Queen Mary II
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:21 PM
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a very romantic picture...engaged with Duke Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:22 PM
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wedding ceremony in 1901
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:23 PM
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queen wilhelmina in the first decade of the 20th century
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with her pride and joy...Juliana (Jula) and her husband
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:26 PM
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with Juliana...during WWI
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:32 PM
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:33 PM
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official visit to Groningen
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Old 11-06-2003, 04:34 PM
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first radio broadcast to the dutch east indies
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a young wilhelmina and the other one...with her daughter Juliana (the original painting also shows her mother Emma
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her daughter marriews prince bernhard zu lippe-biesterfeld
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a pre-wedding concert...german relatives with a nazzi-salute...Wilhelmina and Juliana are looking horrified
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1938...40 years on the throne...she already had thoughts about abdicating but her ministers persuaded to postpone this due to the destabilized situation in europe
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book cover..wilhelmina in war-time
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