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Old 08-02-2021, 02:29 AM
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On this day, August 2, 1858 ~ Birth of Princess Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen Emma of The Netherlands, wife of King Willem III of The Netherlands
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On this day, August 2, 1858 ~ Birth of Princess Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen Emma of The Netherlands, wife of King Willem III of The Netherlands
The future queen and Regent was born at Arolsen Castle in modern day Germany.
Her younger sister Princess Helena married Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany who was the youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

They had 2 children
Princess Alice ,Countess of Athlone
Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (father of the late Princess Sibylla of Sweden).
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Old 08-07-2021, 03:15 AM
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On this day, August 7, 1751 ~ Birth of Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange, wife of Prince Willem IV of Orange, in Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia
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On this day, August 7, 1751 ~ Birth of Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange, wife of Prince Willem IV of Orange, in Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia
And was the mother of King Willem I of The Netherlands.
Haven been driven out and by the French and living in exile in England ,Wilhelmina of Prussia returned as the mother of a king.

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Old 08-14-2021, 04:14 AM
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On this day, August 14, 1687 ~ Birth of Johan Willem Friso, Prince of Orange in Dessau, Principality of Anhalt-Dessau
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On this day, August 14, 1687 ~ Birth of Johan Willem Friso, Prince of Orange in Dessau, Principality of Anhalt-Dessau
Sadly he was drowned aged just 23 in a ferry accident at Strijensas when crossing the river.
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18 August 1579 : Death of Charlotte of Nassau

Charlotte was the daughter of William the Silent and Charlotte of Bourbon but was raised in France by her mothers aunt Jeanne de Bourbon who gave her a strict Catholic upbringing.

Charlotte became a nun in France and ended up as the Abbess of Jouarre de Ste. Croix in Poitiers.
Following her death Charlotte was buried at Sainte-Radegonde Church in Poitiers.


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22nd August 1304 : Death of Jan (John) II ,Count of Holland, Zeeland and Hainaut .

Jan was Count of Hainaut from 1280 and Count of Holland and Zeeland from 1299 and had married Philippa of Luxembourg in 1270 and had several children including his successor Willem III of Holland. The count died at Valenciennes and was buried at the couvent des Dominicains there which served as a burial site for the House of Avesnes.

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On this day, August 24, 1772 ~ Birth of King Willem I of The Netherlands at Huis ten Bosch in The Hague, The Netherlands
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August 24th ,1561 : Wedding of Willem van Oranje and Anna of Saxony .

Anna was the second wife of Willem van Oranje following the death of his 1st wife Anna van Egmont in 1558.



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On this day, August 31, 1602 ~ Birth of Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, Princess of Orange, wife of Frederik Hendrik, Prince of Orange, at Schloss Braunfels in Braunfels, County of Solms-Braunfels
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On this day, September 1, 1651 ~ Birth of Willem IV, Prince of Orange born in Leewarden, Friesland, Dutch Republic
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On this day, September 2, 1778 ~ Birth of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland in Ajaccio, Corsica, France
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On this day, September 2, 1778 ~ Birth of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland in Ajaccio, Corsica, France
The 1st and only Dutch King called Lodewijk (Louis) and Roman Catholic king for just over 5 years.
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August 31st saw the 141st birthday of the late Queen Wilhelmina.

August 31 st 1880 November 28th 1962.
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On this day, September 8, 1675 ~ Demise of Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, Princess of Orange, spouse of Frederik Hendrik, Prince of Orange
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On this day, September 23, 1555 ~ Birth of Louise de Coligny, Princess of Orange, fourth wife of Willem I, Prince of Orange, at Chatillon-sur-Loing, France
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