Who rules the Netherlands?
Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
|Willem-Alexander in April 2013|
|King of the Netherlands|
|Reign||30 April 2013 – present|
|Inauguration||30 April 2013|
The Queen is the 5th cousin twice removed of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands.
Is the Dutch Royal Family German?
Willem-Alexander and Maxima were last in Germany in 2019, when they visited the state of Brandenburg, which surrounds Berlin. The king has some German roots — his father, Prince Claus, was German-born.
Is Netherlands a friendly country?
While there may at times be some amount of antipathy towards outsiders, most Dutch people are actually extremely humble, welcoming, and friendly towards outsiders. It’s just that their way of being friendly is a little different from what most people are used to.
How rich is the Dutch royal family?
Queen Beatrix is the most famous figure when it comes to Dutch royalty, although she abdicated the throne after 33 years in 2013. Still, to this day, her wealth is estimated to be $200 million. The budget for the current monarch of the Netherlands, King Willem-Alexander, was $47 million in 2015.
Is the royal family inbred?
In modern times, among European royalty at least, marriages between royal dynasties have become much rarer than they once were. This happens to avoid inbreeding, since many royal families share common ancestors, and therefore share much of the genetic pool.
Which country still has monarchy?
What countries are monarchies?
|Country||Monarch||Type of monarchy|
|Sweden||King Carl XVI Gustaf||Constitutional|
|Thailand||Prem Tinsulanonda, regent||Constitutional|
|Tonga||King Tupou VI||Constitutional|
|United Kingdom||Queen Elizabeth II 1||Constitutional 2|