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  • Dutch King WillemAlexander succeeds mother Beatrix April 30, 2013

    Amsterdam: Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated on Tuesday, handing over to her eldest son, WillemAlexander, who became the first King of the Netherlands in over 120 years. An estimated 25,000 wellwishers cheered outside the Royal Palace in Amsterdam as the abdication and automatic succession were broadcast live. The crowds had...