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The Dutch Royal Barge
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The Dutch Royal Barge

Just over 200 years ago the new King Willem I of the Netherlands wished for himself a royal barge, at the time a ‘must have’ if you were a European monarch. The 21-year-old architect Cornelis Jan Glavimans designed the barge and between 1816 and 1818 the royal barge was constructed at the Navy shipyard in […]

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Jordanian State Visit to The Netherlands 2006
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Jordanian State Visit to The Netherlands 2006

From 30 October to 1 November 2006 King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan, accompanied by a few family members, paid a state visit to the Netherlands on invitation of Queen Beatrix. The visit originally was to take place from 29 November to 1 December 2005, but was cancelled because of a terrorist attack […]

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