Marie was born in Arolsen, then part of the German Principality of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Her younger brother, Friedrich , was the last reigning prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont . Two of her younger sisters, Emma and Helena , married her third cousin once removed William III of the Netherlands and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (youngest son of Queen Victoria ), respectively.
The only child of King William III of the Netherlands and Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Wilhelmina ascended to the throne at the age of 10 after her father's death in 1890, under her mother's regency. After taking charge of government, Wilhelmina became generally popular for maintaining Dutch neutrality during the First World War and solving many of her country's industrial problems.
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Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain em Hyde Park, Londres, aberta pela Rainha Isabel II. Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Playground em Kensington Gardens, Londres. Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Walk, um caminho circular entre Kensington Gardens, Green Park, Hyde Park, e St. James's Park, Londres.
Leopoldina de Bragança (nome completo: Leopoldina Teresa Francisca Carolina Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga; Rio de Janeiro, 13 de julho de 1847 — Viena, 7 de fevereiro de 1871), foi a segunda filha do imperador Pedro II do Brasil, e da imperatriz consorte Teresa Cristina das Duas Sicílias e, portanto, membro do ramo brasileiro da Casa de Bragança.