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
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Queen Wilhelmina in the late 1940s
Reign23 November 1890 – 4 September 1948 (57 years)
PredecessorWilliam III
Nieuwe Kerk, Delft, Netherlands
SpouseDuke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
IssueJuliana of the Netherlands
Full name
Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria
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.

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Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Cadet branch of the House of Nassau
Born: 31 August 1880 Died: 28 November 1962
Regnal titles
Preceded by
William III
Queen of the Netherlands
Succeeded by