Princess of the Netherlands

Full name
Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien
Born 26 June 2005 (age 14)
The Hague, Netherlands
House Orange-Nassau
Father Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
Mother Máxima Zorreguieta
Dutch Royal Family
Royal coat of arms of the Netherlands.svg

HM The King *
HM The Queen *

HRH Princess Beatrix *

HRH Princess Irene

HRH Princess Margriet *
Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven *

  • Mr Bernardo Guillermo
    Mrs Eva Guillermo
  • Mr Nicolás Guillermo
  • Miss Juliana Guillermo
* Member of the Dutch Royal House
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Princess Alexia of the Netherlands (Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien; born 26 June 2005), is the second daughter of Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, his Argentine-born spouse. Princess Alexia is member of the Dutch Royal House and second in second in line of succession to the Dutch throne.

Early life Edit

Princess Alexia was born on 26 June 2005 in the Bronovo Hospital in The Hague as the second daughter of then Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange and Princess Maxima.

Princess Alexia has an elder sister, Catharina-Amalia (b. 2003), and a younger sister, Ariane (b. 2007).

She lives with her family at Huis ten Bosch in The Hague as of 2019. Previously the family has lived in Villa Eikenhorst on the Royal estate, De Horsten, in Wassenaar.[1][2]

Christening Edit

Princess Alexia was baptized on 19 November 2005 in Wassenaar by Reverend D. van der Boon. Her godparents are: Princess Mathilde, Duchess of Brabant; Jonkvrouwe Alexandra Jankovich de Jeszenice; Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau; Juan Zorreguieta and Jonkheer Frans Ferdinand de Beaufort.[3]

The official origins of her given names:[4]

Education Edit

Princess Alexia attended the public primary school Bloemcampschool in Wassenaar.[5] Since August 2017 she attends the Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet,[6] an independent Protestant school in The Hague, the Netherlands.[4]

Alexia speaks Dutch, English and Spanish.[7]

Skiing accident Edit

In February 2016, while on a skiing holiday with her family in Austria, Princess Alexia broke her right femur (thigh bone). She was transported via helicopter to a local hospital and had surgery to repair the injury.[8] After a few days in the hospital she was released and required the use of crutches while she healed.[9] Updates on Princess Alexia's condition were posted on the official website of the Dutch monarchy. The accident occurred in the same area as the avalanche which resulted in eventually fatal injuries to her paternal uncle and godfather, Prince Friso, in February 2012.

In free time, she likes horse riding, hockey, singing and playing guitar.

Titles and styles Edit

Alexia's full title and style is: Her Royal Highness Princess Alexia of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau.[10]

References Edit

  1. Queen Maxima opens the doors of her new family home
  2. Dutch royals pose for summer photos Royal Central
  3. Who is Princess Alexia of the Netherlands? Royal Central
  4. 4.0 4.1 Princess Alexia of the Netherlands Unofficial Royalty
  5. Eerste schooldag Prinses Alexia (2009) YouTube
  6. Prinses Alexia op naar de middelbare school
  7. The children of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima
  8. Princess Alexia of the Netherlands recovering from skiing accident HELLO!
  9. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands: 'Alexia is a fighter' following ski accident
  10. Titels leden Koninklijke Familie. The Royal House

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