Juliana of the Netherlands

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Juliana
Queen of the Netherlands

Juliana with her mother, Queen Wilhelmina, circa 1914
Juliana with her mother, Queen Wilhelmina, circa 1914
Reign 6 September 1948 – 30 April 1980 (31 years)
Predecessor Wilhelmina
Successor Beatrix
Spouse Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld
Issue
Beatrix of the Netherlands
Princess Irene, Duchess of Parma
Princess Margriet
Princess Christina
Full name
Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina
House House of Orange-Nassau
Father Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Mother Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Born (1909-04-30)30 April 1909
The Hague, Netherlands
Died 20 March 2004(2004-03-20) (aged 94)
Soestdijk Palace, Baarn, Netherlands
Burial 30 March 2004
Nieuwe Kerk, Delft, Netherlands

Juliana (Juliana Luise Emma Marie Wilhelmina van Oranje-Nassau; 30 April 1909 – 20 March 2004) was Queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, from her mother's abdication in 1948, to her own in 1980.

Ancestors[change | change source]

Juliana of the Netherlandss ancestors in three generations
Juliana of the Netherlands Father:
Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Paternal grandfather:
Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Princess Alexandrine of Prussia
Paternal grandmother:
Princess Marie of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Prince Adolph of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Princess Mathilde of Schonburg-Waldenburg
Mother:
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Maternal grandfather:
William III of the Netherlands
Maternal Great-grandfather:
William II of the Netherlands
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna of Russia
Maternal grandmother:
Princess Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Maternal Great-grandfather:
George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Princess Helena of Nassau-Weilburg