About Princess Amalia Crown Princess of Holland

About Princess Amalia Crown Princess of Holland

Princess Catharina-Amalia looked positively regal at Prince Christian of Denmark’s 18th birthday celebration. Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander’s 19-year-old daughter attended the Danish Prince’s birthday gala dinner on Sunday wearing a stunning cape gown and dazzling jewels.

Essentiel Antwerp confirmed to HOLA! USA that Princess Amalia wore the brand’s blue Domboy dress, which was from the occasionwear collection earlier this year. The Princess of Orange completed her beautiful blue look with seemingly Manolo Blahnik Hangisi pumps, the Dutch Sapphire Necklace Tiara and bracelets from Queen Emma’s Sapphire Parure, according to The Court Jeweller.

Amalia, who attended the gala dinner without her parents, arrived with fellow future Queen Princess Elisabeth of Belgium. The two Princesses made their official tiara debut last year at Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s 18th birthday gala dinner in Norway.

For her very first tiara appearance in 2022, Amalia wore her mother’s wedding day tiara. Since then, the heir to the Dutch throne has had other tiara moments, including at Prince Ferdinand zu Schwarzenberg and Marie Friling’s wedding in July and at Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwaof Jordan’s royal wedding banquet in June.

Queen Maxima’s eldest child has previously spoken about her love for tiaras. In Claudia de Breij’s book, Amalia, the Dutch Princess admitted, “I love tiaras.”

Show me a tiara, and I know where it comes from. I can recognize all the tiaras in Europe,” Amalia added. “I used to put them on, from my mother. Then there was one on her dressing table and then I had it directly on my head.”

Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange (Dutch pronunciation: [kɑtaːˈrinaː aːˈmaːliaː]) (Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria; born 7 December 2003) is the heir apparent to the throne of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the constituent countries of ArubaCuraçao, the Netherlands, and Sint Maarten.

Catharina-Amalia is the eldest child of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima. She has two younger sisters, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane. She became heir apparent when her father ascended the throne on 30 April 2013.

Princess Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria of the Netherlands was born at 17:01 CET on 7 December 2003 in the HMC Bronovo in The Hague,[1][3] the first child of the then Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange(now king) and Princess Máxima. Upon the public announcement of her birth, 101 salute shots were fired at four places in the Kingdom of the NetherlandsDen Helder and The Hague in the Netherlands, Willemstadin Curaçao, and Oranjestad in Aruba.[4]

On 12 June 2004, Catharina-Amalia was baptised by the Rev. Carel ter Linden in the Great Church in The Hague. Her godparents are her uncle Prince ConstantijnCrown Princess Victoria of Sweden, the (then) vice-president of the Council of State of the Netherlands Herman Tjeenk Willink, friend of her mother Samantha Deane, her uncle Martín Zorreguieta, and friend of her father Marc ter Haar.[5]Catharina-Amalia’s maternal grandparents, Jorge Zorreguieta and María del Carmen Cerruti Carricart, were prohibited from attending her parents’ wedding in 2002 due to Zorreguieta’s involvement in the regime of General Jorge Rafael Videla, but were present at her baptism, which was a private rather than a state affair.[6]

Princess Catharina-Amalia has two younger sisters: Princess Alexia (born in 2005) and Princess Ariane(born in 2007). The family spent the princess’ formative years at Villa Eikenhorst on the De Horsten estate in Wassenaar. In 2019 they moved to Huis ten Bosch Palace in The Hague.[7]

Her birthdays are traditionally celebrated with a concert at the Kloosterkerk in The Hague, which is attended by ambassadors and members of the royal household and the Council of State of the Netherlands.[8] Catharina-Amalia’s paternal grandmother, Queen Beatrixabdicated on 30 April 2013 and her father ascended the throne. Catharina-Amalia, as the new heir apparent, assumed the title of Princess of Orange,[9] becoming the first to do so in her own right.[10]

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