Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands

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Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (29 June 1911 – 1 December 2004) was the prince consort of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands. He was the father of Beatrix of the Netherlands. He was born in Jena, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, German Empire.

He died of lung cancer in Utrecht, Netherlands at the age of 93.

Titles[change | change source]

  • 29 June 1911 – 1916: Count Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld
  • 1916 – 7 January 1937: His Serene Highness Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld
  • 7 January 1937 – 6 September 1948: His Royal Highness Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, Prince of Lippe-Biesterfeld[1]
  • 6 September 1948 – 30 April 1980: His Royal Highness The Prince of the Netherlands[2]
  • 30 April 1980 – 1 December 2004: His Royal Highness Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, Prince of Lippe-Biesterfeld

References[change | change source]

  1. Decree about the titles and names of Prince Bernhard after his marriage with Princess Juliana – Website with Legislation concerning the Royal House of the Netherlands (Dutch)
  2. "Titels leden Koninklijke Familie". The Royal House. Retrieved 26 May 2017.