Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

Queen of the Netherlands 1898 - 1948

Wilhelmina (Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria; 31 August 1880 – 28 November 1962) was queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948. She was loved by the Dutch people. She was the mother of Queen Juliana and grand-mother of Queen Beatrix. In WW2 she flew to London. She spoke to the Dutch people on radio from England.

Queen of the Netherlands
Queen Wilhelmina 1898
Queen Wilhelmina 1898
Reign 23 November 1890 – 4 September 1948 (57 years)
Predecessor William III
Successor Juliana
Spouse Duke Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Juliana of the Netherlands
Full name
Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria
House House of Orange-Nassau
Father William III of the Netherlands
Mother Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Born (1880-08-31)31 August 1880
The Hague, Netherlands
Died 28 November 1962(1962-11-28) (aged 82)
Het Loo, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Burial Nieuwe Kerk, Delft, Netherlands