Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948 (1880-1962)

Wilhelmina (Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria; 31 August 1880 – 28 November 1962) was queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948. Loved by the Dutch people, she was the mother of Queen Juliana and the grandmother of Queen Beatrix.

Queen of the Netherlands
Queen Wilhelmina 1898
Reign23 November 1890 – 4 September 1948 (57 years)
PredecessorWilliam III
Nieuwe Kerk, Delft, Netherlands
SpouseDuke Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
IssueJuliana of the Netherlands
Full name
Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria
HouseHouse of Orange-Nassau
FatherWilliam III of the Netherlands
MotherEmma of Waldeck and Pyrmont

During World War II, she went to London and spoke to the Dutch people on radio from England.