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Queen of the Netherlands
Portrait of Queen Wilhelmina circa 1898
Portrait of Queen Wilhelmina circa 1898
Reign 23 November 1890 – 4 September 1948 (57 years)
Predecessor William III
Successor Juliana
Spouse Duke Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Juliana of the Netherlands
Full name
Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria
House House of Orange-Nassau
Father William III of the Netherlands
Mother Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont
Born (1880-08-31)31 August 1880
The Hague, Netherlands
Died 28 November 1962(1962-11-28) (aged 82)
Het Loo, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Burial Nieuwe Kerk, Delft, Netherlands

Wilhelmina (Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria; 31 August 1880 – 28 November 1962) was queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948. She was loved by the Dutch people. She was the mother of Queen Juliana and grand-mother of current queen Queen Beatrix. In WW2 she flew to London. She spoke to the Dutch people on radio from England.

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