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Princess Alexia, November 2016
Jun 26 '18 11:00

Princess Alexia, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima's middle daughter, is celebrating her 13th birthday today.

Alexia attends the Christian Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague, along with her older sister Amalia. Her hobbies include hockey, horse riding, singing and playing guitar, according to the Royal House. 

As Alexia is not the crown princess, it is not mandatory to hang flags on government buildings for her birthday, according to the Telegraaf. But anyone who wants to do so, is allowed. 

Queen Maxima, March 2018
May 17 '18 14:30

Queen Maxima is celebrating her 47th birthday on Thursday. , the Dutch Queen has no official appointments today, and will be celebrating her birthday at home with her family, NU.nl reports.

Maxima and then-Prince Willem-Alexander met each other in the Spanish city of Seville in April 1999. They got married on February 2nd, 2002, and have three daughters together - Amalia, Alexia and Ariane.

Princess Ariane, November 2016
Apr 10 '18 15:10

Princess Ariane, the youngest of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima's three daughters, celebrates her 11th birthday today.

Ariane was born on April 10th, 2007 and was baptized in the Klooster church in he Hague on October 20th of that year. She attends the Openbare Bloemcampschool. According to government information service Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst, the young princess enjoys horseback riding, hockey, drawing, playing guitar, and jazz ballet.

Abdelhak Nouri
Apr 2 '18 13:50

Amsterdam football team Ajax honored on his 21st birthday on Monday with a video posted on Twitter. "We think about you every day, but on your birthday a little bit more", the team wrote with the video, adding the hashtag .

Insiya Hemani, kidnapped from Amsterdam in September 2016
Mar 6 '18 12:30

, kidnapped from her grandmother's Amsterdam home by her father in September 2016, turns four years old today. To celebrate her mother Nadia Rashid made a birthday video with magazine Vrouw and posted an emotional message on Facebook. 

Princess Beatrix, autumn 2017
Jan 31 '18 09:24

Princess Beatrix is celebrating her 80th birthday today. She will spend the day with her children and grandchildren and have a party with her friends and family in the palace on Dam Square on Saturday, according to government information service Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst.

Princess Amalia of the Netherlands, November 2016
Dec 7 '17 09:11

Princess Amalia, the oldest daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima and the future queen of the Netherlands, is celebrating her 14th birthday today.

For the princess, today will be a normal Thursday, according to RTL Nieuws. She attends the Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague, where she is in her third year. 

Giant panda Xing Ya with his birthday cake at Ouwehands Zoo, 8 Aug 2017
Aug 9 '17 12:10

On Tuesday giant pandas Xing Ya and Wu Wen celebrated their 4th birthday in the Ouwehands zoo in Rhenen. To celebrate, the zoo gave each of them a giant birthday 'cake'.

Xing Ya's cake consisted of frozen water, beetroot juice, carrots and apples. The top layer was decorated with four candles made from bamboo and carrots. Wu Wen's cake was made from carrot juice and fruit. Both pandas seemed to enjoy their cakes, both in taste and as a new toy to play with.

Queen Maxima
May 17 '17 16:10

Queen Maxima is celebrating her 46th birthday today. Unlike the King, Maxima does not get a public holiday for her birthday. But there are no official duties listed on the Royal House agenda for her today, which means she can celebrate her birthday at home with her family, AD reports.

Thursday is back to work. The royal couple is handing out prizes for the Oranje Fund tomorrow for initiatives that connect different groups of people and inspire others. 

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May 17 '16 09:42

Queen Maxima turns 45 years old today. The government is celebrating by hanging the Dutch flag on the main government buildings. Individuals who wish to congratulate her, can also hang the flag with pennant

Princess Irene
Aug 5 '14 11:00

Princess Irene of The Netherlands celebrates her 75th birthday today. The mother, grandmother, and environmental champion tells EO-program Blauw Bloed (Blue Blood) that age is just a number, and that she is still very active. She is in Switzerland with her family to celebrate.

Sikko Smit
Jul 3 '14 12:26

Today is a special day for Sikko Smit from Uithuizen. Not only is it his 80th birthday, but he is also receiving well-wishes from hundreds of people after a friend posted his address on Facebook, asking people to send Sikko a letter.

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