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Dutch Queen Beatrix abdicated in Favour of Son Willem Alexander

Apr 30, 2013 17:48 IST

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated the throne in favour of her son Prince Willem-Alexander. She was the queen for the last 33 years. At present, she is 75 years old.

Willem-Alexander has now become Netherland’s first king since 1890. Queen Beatrix had announced her decision in January 2013 to step down stating that her son was ready to reign.

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