Queen Beatrix

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Birthday
31, 1938
Birthplace
Baarn, Netherlands
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Baarn, Netherlands

About

Born with the titles of Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard of the Netherlands, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld, and Princess of Orange-Nassau, she became Queen of the Netherlands in 1980 and reigned until 2013.

Before Fame

In her early adulthood, she studied law, economics, and sociology at Leiden University.

Trivia

During a 2009 parade, she and her family members became the targets of an attack that killed seven bystanders.

Family Life

Her marriage to German-born diplomat Claus von Amsberg began in 1966 and resulted in three children: Princes Johan Friso and Constantijn and the future King Willem-Alexander.

Associated With

Her mother, Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, ruled from 1948 until 1980.