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Old 08-26-2003, 09:40 PM
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Mette, Marit, Mette-Marit (She's got TWO&#33, Moira, Modesto (California?), Mutako, Mattea...yeeeees...Mimi, Marlee...yeaaaaa.... Gettin' confused now. Befuddled by the incessant M's! :woot:
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Polfoto 01-09-2003 NLD-20030901-DEN HAAG: Dutch Princess Maxima © smiles during the presentation of the commision for minority women in The Hague, the Netherlands, to improve the participation of minority women in Dutch society. At her right Paul Rosenmoller ®former leader of the Green Party and at her left former Liberal minister Hans Dijkstal.

Polfoto 01-09-2003 NLD-20030901-DEN HAAG: Dutch Princess Maxima ® gestures during the presentation of the commision for minority women in The Hague, the Netherlands, to improve the participation of minority women in Dutch society. At her left former Liberal minister Hans Dijkstal.

Polfoto 01-09-2003 NLD-20030901-DEN HAAG: Dutch Princess Maxima gestures during the presentation of the commision for minority women in The Hague, the Netherlands, to improve the participation of minority women in Dutch society.

Polfoto 01-09-2003 NLD-20030901-WAGENINGEN: Dutch Prince Willem Alexander smiles as he follows paddle Ria van de Werken ® during the opening of the academic year at the Wageningen University Monday 01 September 2003 the Netherlands.
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No offense to anyone, but 'bump' sounds really immature and/or trashy...that's the sorta talk peeps pick up in trashy tabloid magazines...there really isn't a good connatation (sp?) to 'bump' either.

Anyway, this board isn't about Bumps, or Bruises! IT'S ABOUT ROYAL PEOPLE! So, I'll talk about royal people...and ask a question....

If Willem and Maxima have a girl first, will the girl be queen, even if she has a YOUNGER BROTHER after she's born?????
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Old 09-03-2003, 10:06 PM
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yes she will be queen. W-A will be the first king in like 100 years.
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Old 09-07-2003, 02:19 PM
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i read on a site that max is of Basque, Spanish, and Italian ancestry , but what is basque.
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i read on a site that max is of Basque, Spanish, and Italian ancestry , but what is basque.
It refers to a region in the mountains between Spain and France, so you have the French Basque (oohlala) and the Spanish Basque. The ones I knew were all sheephearders, but they had some purdy mean Basque terrorists for awhile too but I haven't heard much about them lately.
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www.koninklijkhuis.nl

www.koninklijkhuis.nl - An older picture of the couple.
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Old 09-10-2003, 05:41 PM
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jere is some new pictures
Crownprince Willem Alexander at the opening of a new building
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The Hague, Holland - Royal holidays are over. With the opening of the new building of "de Unie van Waterschappen" in The Hague, Prince Willem Alexander started his work after the summer holidays. Photo: Royal Images

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The Hague, Holland - Royal holidays are over. With the opening of the new building of "de Unie van Waterschappen" in The Hague, Prince Willem Alexander started his work after the summer holidays. Photo: Royal Images

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The Hague, Holland - Royal holidays are over. With the opening of the new building of "de Unie van Waterschappen" in The Hague, Prince Willem Alexander started his work after the summer holidays. Photo: Royal Images
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From the Benelux Royals message board, posted by henri m.:

Another unofficial visit:

Last week Princess Máxima of the Netherlands visited a primary school in Almere (near Amsterdam) where the project 'Together to school' is in force. The project aims to get children with the Down Syndrome or phychically/mentally handicapped children together on schools with 'normal' children instead of placing them in special schools.

After the lunch the Princess made private visits to some parents with disabled children and talked with them about their experiences.
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...but they had some purdy mean Basque terrorists for awhile too but I haven't heard much about them lately.
You are refering to ETA, and they are still operating, just this summer there were some explosions in southern Spain that they claimed.
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Polfoto 12-09-2003 THE HAGUE- Pregnant princess Maxima during the opening of the Finance Corporation for development in The Hague, Fridaynight 12 September 2003 the Netherlands.

Polfoto 12-09-2003 THE HAGUE- Pregnant princess Maxima during the opening of the Finance Corporation for development in The Hague, Friday night 12 September 2003 the Netherlands. ANP / ROBERT VOS

Polfoto 12-09-2003 THE HAGUE- Pregnant princess Maxima during the opening of the Finance Corporation for development in The Hague, Friday night 12 September 2003 the Netherlands. ANP / ROBERT VOS

Polfoto 12-09-2003 THE HAGUE- Pregnant princess Maxima during the opening of the Finance Corporation for development in The Hague, Friday night 12 September 2003 the Netherlands. ANP / ROBERT VOS

Polfoto 12-09-2003 THE HAGUE- Pregnant princess Maxima during the opening of the Finance Corporation for development in The Hague, Friday night 12 September 2003 the Netherlands. ANP / ROBERT VOS

Polfoto 12-09-2003 THE HAGUE- Pregnant princess Maxima during the opening of the Finance Corporation for development in The Hague, Friday night 12 September 2003 the Netherlands. ANP / ROBERT VOS
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www.ibl.se - PRINCESS MAXIMA OPENS NEW FMO OFFICE 12-9-2003 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands opened the new office building of the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) today. With anudge of the globe that graces the hall of FMO, she literally set FMOÕsworld in motion. FMO finances private businesses in developing countries andis one of the largest bilateral development banks in the world. Under the gaze of the some 400 people present, Princess M‡xima then initiated the official opening proceedings with a small push, setting inmotion the marble globe that rotates on water in FMOÕs hall. With this she set the world of FMO in motion. © BR / Dana Press

www.ibl.se - PRINCESS MAXIMA OPENS NEW FMO OFFICE 12-9-2003 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands opened the new office building of the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) today. With anudge of the globe that graces the hall of FMO, she literally set FMOÕsworld in motion. FMO finances private businesses in developing countries andis one of the largest bilateral development banks in the world. Under the gaze of the some 400 people present, Princess M‡xima then initiated the official opening proceedings with a small push, setting inmotion the marble globe that rotates on water in FMOÕs hall. With this she set the world of FMO in motion. © BR / Dana Press

www.ibl.se - PRINCESS MAXIMA OPENS NEW FMO OFFICE 12-9-2003 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands opened the new office building of the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) today. With anudge of the globe that graces the hall of FMO, she literally set FMOÕsworld in motion. FMO finances private businesses in developing countries andis one of the largest bilateral development banks in the world. Under the gaze of the some 400 people present, Princess M‡xima then initiated the official opening proceedings with a small push, setting inmotion the marble globe that rotates on water in FMOÕs hall. With this she set the world of FMO in motion. © BR / Dana Press

www.ibl.se - PRINCESS MAXIMA OPENS NEW FMO OFFICE 12-9-2003 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands opened the new office building of the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) today. With anudge of the globe that graces the hall of FMO, she literally set FMOÕsworld in motion. FMO finances private businesses in developing countries andis one of the largest bilateral development banks in the world. Under the gaze of the some 400 people present, Princess M‡xima then initiated the official opening proceedings with a small push, setting inmotion the marble globe that rotates on water in FMOÕs hall. With this she set the world of FMO in motion. © BR / Dana Press

www.ibl.se - PRINCESS MAXIMA OPENS NEW FMO OFFICE 12-9-2003 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands opened the new office building of the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) today. With anudge of the globe that graces the hall of FMO, she literally set FMOÕsworld in motion. FMO finances private businesses in developing countries andis one of the largest bilateral development banks in the world. Under the gaze of the some 400 people present, Princess M‡xima then initiated the official opening proceedings with a small push, setting inmotion the marble globe that rotates on water in FMOÕs hall. With this she set the world of FMO in motion. © BR / Dana Press

www.ibl.se - PRINCESS MAXIMA OPENS NEW FMO OFFICE 12-9-2003 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands opened the new office building of the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) today. With anudge of the globe that graces the hall of FMO, she literally set FMOÕsworld in motion. FMO finances private businesses in developing countries andis one of the largest bilateral development banks in the world. Under the gaze of the some 400 people present, Princess M‡xima then initiated the official opening proceedings with a small push, setting inmotion the marble globe that rotates on water in FMOÕs hall. With this she set the world of FMO in motion. © BR / Dana Press
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Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was the vision of a radiant mum-to-be on Tuesday as she joined her mother-in-law, Queen Beatrix, at the opening the Parliamentary Year in the Hague.

The 32-year-old royal, who is expecting her first child in January, 2004, opted for an outfit in line with her famed vibrant style as she watched the queen make her traditional annual speech at the Hall of Knights. A bright pink dress and pillbox hat was the ensemble of choice for the royal engagement, her growing bump peeking through the folds of her matching overcoat.

Meanwhile, the queen elected to wear a green patterned gown and feathered hat for the stately occasion, which marks the presentation of the government's 2004 budget.

The Argentine-born princess and her husband, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, announced in June that they were expecting an heir to the throne. The couple tied the knot in February, 2002, in an Amsterdam wedding attended by more than 2,000 illustrious guests
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Is it just me, or a lot of the royals have really BAAAAAAAAAAAAD teeth? :woot:
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Is it just me, or a lot of the royals have really BAAAAAAAAAAAAD teeth? :woot:
Yeah, I've noticed, especially since my daughter needed extensive orthodontic work done. Maybe bad teeth are becoming a sign of high class, just like a suntan and jeans with holes.
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Was announced today by RVD that doctors advised Princess Maxima to stop working. They don't revealed the reason of this advise Because of this, she wont travel to st Petersburg, on 23/24 September, with Prince Willem-Alexander like was sheduale.

The official from the Royal House web site:

"Prinses Máxima legt haar werkzaamheden voorlopig neer

De Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst deelt mede:
Hare Koninklijke Hoogheid Prinses Máxima der Nederlanden moet op advies van haar behandelende artsen haar werkzaamheden voorlopig neerleggen. Moeder en kind maken het volgens de artsen overigens goed.

Het eerste officiële optreden van Prinses Máxima zou van 23-24 september samen met de Prins van Oranje een werkbezoek zijn aan St. Petersburg. De Prinses blijft nu in Nederland, de Prins maakt de reis alleen.

RVD, 20.09.2003, 18.30 uur
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I wope that isn't nothing serious with her pregnancie, she looked to tired and her belly looked so big in the Prinsjesdag
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I hope so Maxima would let rest like Sophie, Countess of Wessex same one! because who is expect first mum to be and pregnant! who husband can let go trip without wife! like Prince Edward! if Princess Claire next!

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