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Dutch king Willem-Alexander has been part-time airline co-pilot for 2 decades

Dutch passengers on KLM flights might have recognized the co-pilot’s voice when he introduced himself on the airline’s Cityhopper services.

It was not just their co-pilot telling them weather conditions and estimated time of arrival. 316 more words


Kingsday/Day of the king

In the Netherlands we celebrate the kings birthday on.. (guess what) the day he was born. It is a national holiday with a lot of traditions. 158 more words

Day Of The King

April 27 in history

1124 David I became King of Scots.

1296 – Battle of Dunbar: The Scots were defeated by Edward I of England.

1495 Suleiman the Magnificent… 975 more words


Who the hell is Willy?

Kingsday is coming up and you’ve probably heard all about this fantastic feast with orange, boats, parades and lots and lots of beers. Oh, and maybe the king? 805 more words

About Netherlands

Long live the King, long live the Queen!

It was one of these days normal days… My friend and business partner Ad invited me for a lunch. As we have not seen each other for over a month he booked a table at Joelia in Rotterdam, just opposite our office. 429 more words


King and Queen of Glass

Throne of Glass is a young adult high fantasy novel series by American author Sarah J. Maas, beginning with the inaugural entry of the same name. 73 more words

Oranje Boven. (onder) The King and Queen of House of Orange.


“King Willem-Alexander — the second youngest monarch in Europe at 49 — and his 45-year-old fashionista wife, a former investment banker who hails from Argentina, soaked up the sun and spent time greeting their adoring fans, many who were dressed in orange and came waving Australian and Dutch flags. 109 more words

Gerard Oosterman