Prince Claus of the Netherlands

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Claus von Amsberg
Prince Claus of the Netherlands 1986.jpg
Prince Claus in 1986
Prince consort of the Netherlands
Tenure30 April 1980 – 6 October 2002
BornKlaus-Georg Wilhelm Otto Friedrich Gerd von Amsberg
(1926-09-06)6 September 1926
Hitzacker, Germany
Died6 October 2002(2002-10-06) (aged 76)
Bijlmermeer, Netherlands
Burial15 October 2002
Nieuwe Kerk, Delft, Netherlands
Spouse
IssueWillem-Alexander of the Netherlands
Prince Friso
Prince Constantijn
HouseAmsberg
FatherClaus Felix von Amsberg
MotherBaroness Gösta von dem Bussche-Haddenhausen
ReligionLutheranism (until 1966)
Reformed (from 1966)
Occupation
SignatureClaus von Amsberg's signature

Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Jonkheer van Amsberg (born Klaus-Georg Wilhelm Otto Friedrich Gerd von Amsberg; 6 September 1926 – 6 October 2002) was the husband of Queen Beatrix, and the Prince Consort of the Netherlands from when Beatrix became Queen in 190 until he died in 2002.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Halasa, Malu (2002-10-08). "Obituary: Prince Claus of the Netherlands". the Guardian. Retrieved 2022-09-11.