Tag: Queen Juliana

A Princess is Born – 31 January 1938 © RVD/Jeroen van der Meyde
Births & Deaths, News

A Princess is Born – 31 January 1938

It was a cold and stormy day. On Monday 31 January 1938, after waiting for many days, the first child of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands was born, just over a year after their marriage. The official communiqué said: HRH Princess Juliana today, the 31st of January 1938 in the morning at […]

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Travelling in Royal Style
Exhibitions, Travel

Travelling in Royal Style

On 4 October 2017 at the Spoorwegmuseum (Railway Museum) in Utrecht, The Netherlands, the exhibition “Vorstelijk Reizen” (Travelling in Royal Style) opened its doors. It is not clear to me how long it will be there, although some places say 2025. Pieces from the collection of the museum show the long history of royals travelling […]

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Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (1909-2004)
Births & Deaths, News

Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (1909-2004)

Princess Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Princess van Oranje-Nassau, Duchess of Mecklenburg was born at 6:50 in the morning at Palace Noordeinde in The Hague on April 30, 1909. The little princess was named after her ancestor Countess Juliana zu Stolberg (1506-1580), mother of Prince Willem of Orange. Juliana was the only […]

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