Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands

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The latest news and pictures of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. Beatrix was coronated as the head of the Dutch monarchy in 1980 and on 28 January, 2013, after some speculation, announced that she is to abdicate from the throne in favour of her eldest son Prince Willem-Alexander.

Tragedy struck the Dutch royal family when Queen Beatrix's son, Johan Friso, was in a skiing accident in 2012 and has remained in a coma since.

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