4 de ene. de 2023 · He was born in Schwerin in 1876. During a visit to family at Schwarzbburg Castle he in 1900 met the Dutch Queen Wilhelmina. The couple married in 1901 and became the parents of Queen Juliana. Heinrich, or Hendrik as he was called in the Netherlands, died in 1934. The castle is build on an island in the main lake of the city of Schwerin.
17 de ene. de 2023 · This article lists dukes, electors, and kings ruling over different territories named Saxony from the beginning of the Saxon Duchy in the 6th century to the end of the German monarchies in 1918. The electors of Saxony from John the Steadfast onwards were Lutheran until Augustus II of Saxony converted to Catholicism in order to be elected King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. His descendants have since been Catholic.
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Princess Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, was born on 31 August 1880 at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague, Netherlands. She was the only child of King William III and his second wife, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Her childhood was characterised by a close relationship with her parents, especially with her ...
Wilhelmina was well aware what was expected of her by the Dutch people and their elected representatives. At the same time, she was a strong-willed and forceful personality who spoke and acted her mind. These qualities showed up early in her reign when, at the age of 20, Queen Wilhelmina ordered a Dutch warship, HNLMS Gelderland, to South Africa to...
The Netherlands remained neutral during World War I. However, the Allies included the Netherlands in their blockade of Germany, intercepting all Dutch ships and severely restricting Dutch imports to ensure goods could not be passed on to Germany. Wilhelmina was a "soldier's queen"; being a woman, she could not be Supreme Commander, but she neverthe...
During the 1920s and 1930s, the Netherlands began to emerge as an industrial power. Engineers reclaimed vast amounts of land that had been under water by building the Zuiderzee Works. In 1934, both Wilhelmina's mother Queen Emma and her husband, Prince Hendrik, died. Most of the 1930s were also occupied by the need to find a suitable husband for Ju...
On 10 May 1940, Germany invaded the Netherlands. There is an ongoing debate about the departure of the Queen and the royal family. Some say that an evacuation to the United Kingdom of the royal family had been planned some time in advance, since at least the end of 1939. Wilhelmina and her family fled The Hague, and she boarded HMS Hereward, a Brit...
By 1948, Wilhelmina was the only survivor of the sixteen European kings and one queen who were sitting on their thrones at the time of her coronation in 1898. The Dutch Royal Family was also one of seven European royal houses remaining in existence. On 4 September 1948, after a reign of 57 years and 286 days, Wilhelmina abdicated in favour of her d...1880–1884: Her Royal HighnessPrincess Pauline of Orange-Nassau1884–1890: Her Royal HighnessPrincess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands1890–1948: Her MajestyThe Queen of the Netherlands1948–1962: Her Royal HighnessPrincess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
21 de ene. de 2023 · Regency of Wartislaw IV, Duke of Pomerania (1319-1320) Son of Henry I. Died as a minor. After the extinction of the Ascanian dynasty in 1320, Brandenburg came under the control of the Emperor Louis IV of the House of Wittelsbach, who granted Brandenburg to his eldest son, Louis V of Bavaria. Henry II the Child: 1302: 1319-1320: 26 March 1317
2 de ene. de 2023 · H.R.H. Prince Hendrik of The Netherlands, né Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Burial (1934) #princehendrikofnetherlands #hendrikofnetherlands #prinshendrik #netherlands #dutchroyalfamily #dutchroyals #dutchroyalty #orangenassau #oranje #royalty #royals #theburial #burial #royalisticism #funeral #entierro #mecklenburgschwerin #prince #principe #prinz #prins #furst
24 de ene. de 2023 · “RT @Aamman7: Friedrich Franz III succeed his father as Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1883. Severely asthmatic, he lived most of the…”
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