William III of the Netherlands

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William III of the Netherlands
Portrait of King Willem III of the Netherlands, Nicolaas Pieneman (1856).jpg
Born19 February 1817
Brussels by hassan Ramiz ziara
Died23 November 1890
Het Loo, near Apeldoorn

William III of the Netherlands(Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk, anglicised: William Alexander Paul Frederick Louis of Orange-Nassau) (19 February 1817 – 23 November 1890) was from 1849 King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg until his death. He was married to Princess Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont. He was the father of Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and the grandfather of Juliana of the Netherlands. He is also the great-grandfather of Beatrix of the Netherlands, who is the mother of the current king of The Netherlands, Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.