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King Willem I eldest daughter, Princess Pauline, who died young when her family was fleeing form the armies from Napoleon in Germany:

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his second daughter, Princess Marianne. She divorced her fist husband prince Albrecht of Prussia and lived with her coachmen later, the two got a son who died young. Queen Anna AND Queen Sophie( who did not agree on much) used to regard her as the paria of the family:



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Old 06-11-2006, 08:24 AM
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More of King Willem I eldest son, King Willem II and his wife, Queen Anna:

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Old 06-11-2006, 08:27 AM
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some paintings of their sons when they were young:

Princes Willem and Alexander:





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King Willem II and Queen Anna's eldest son: King Willem III:




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His first wife, Queen Sophie, nee Princess of Wurttemberg. SHe and her mother-in-law dispised each other, (as did husband and wife). The only one in the House of Orange she was close to was her husbands uncle Prince Frederik, the two were accused of having an affair:




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The couple had 3 sons, Crownprince Willem (wiwill), who almost married one of Queen victoria's daughters, but in the end died withoud having legitimate children:





Prince Maurits died young

Prince Alexander, a melancholic man:

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King Willem II and Queen Anna's second son, Prince Alexander, marriage candidate for Queen Victoria, he died while he was in his twenties:







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Prince Hendrik of the Netherlands, King Willem II 3rd son:








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Prince Hendriks first wife, Princess Amalia da Gloria of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach:





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Prince Hendriks second wife, Princess Marie of Prussia:






Princess Marie with her sister, Grand Duchess Elisabeth of Oldenburg:






with her sister Luise-Margaret and Arthur of Connaught:





with her sisters and brothers-in-law:

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King Willem II's only daughter, Grand Duchess Sophie of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach:





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Her husband, Granmd Duke Karl-August of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach:

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King Willem married secondly with Princess Emma of Waldeck-Pyrmont:





Emma (2nd from the right) with her sisters and brother:





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the couple got one daughter: Queen Wilhelmina, who was the ONLY one left from this family by 1890:



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Good God Marengo!!What a wonderfull on-line Royal Portrait Gallery!First time I "peeked in" here,absolutely wonderfull,je bent geweldig:)
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I agree with lucien, especially the last part of his post! Many thanks, you're wonderful indeed! I was wondering: where did you find all these pics? Have you been gathering them through the years?
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Thumbs up

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Good God Marengo!!What a wonderfull on-line Royal Portrait Gallery!First time I "peeked in" here,absolutely wonderfull,je bent geweldig
hear, hear! Kudo's, or: Echt ontzettend goed gedaan! As the Dutch would say!

this is a hugely ignorant question I'm sure, but where on the planet did you find these incredible pictures?!

Anyhow, a huge huge thumbs up!
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[quote=princess olga]
this is a hugely ignorant question I'm sure, but where on the planet did you find these incredible pictures?!
quote]

Well, thanks for the compliments :) Almost half of them were found on the Alexanderplatz forums, I forgot to give credits to the persons who posted them there but I am busy retrieving ther pictures & I will mail them to Jess, who was kind enough to offer to add them to the posts. Lucien, you should know this as you probably posted some of them yourself The other half I just googled, which took ages (but don't worry, I am a history student these days so I rather enjoyed myself & the stories I read about the royals)...

BTW, Alexanderplatz has the most wonderfull pictures of Dutch Royal Palaces as well.
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this is a hugely ignorant question I'm sure, but where on the planet did you find these incredible pictures?!
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Well, thanks for the compliments :) Almost half of them were found on the Alexanderplatz forums, I forgot to give credits to the persons who posted them there but I am busy retrieving ther pictures & I will mail them to Jess, who was kind enough to offer to add them to the posts. Lucien, you should know this as you probably posted some of them yourself The other half I just googled, which took ages (but don't worry, I am a history student these days so I rather enjoyed myself & the stories I read about the royals)...

BTW, Alexanderplatz has the most wonderfull pictures of Dutch Royal Palaces as well.
Alexanderplatz forum...mmmm..have to check em out clearly! Gotta say, their name conjures up images of turn-of-last-century, bearded anti-monarchists rather than the latter but anyways..
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