Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands

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Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands Gender: M
Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand
born on 27 April 1967 at 19:57 (= 7:57 PM )
Place Utrecht, Netherlands, 52n06, 5e07
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: De Marre
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 06°49' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 21°54 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 07°54'

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Dutch royalty, who became King of the Netherlands on 30 April 2013 at 10.05 AM, by the abdication of his mother, Queen Beatrix. His father is Prince-consort Claus von Amsberg. He trained as a reserve captain in the Royal Dutch Air Force and, in June 1996, became a co-pilot on KLM's Cityhopper European service. He is taking no pay for the job as he simply seeks to get in the flying hours necessary to keep up his license. His girlfriend at the time, Emily Bremers, also worked for the airline.

When he met Argentine-born Maxima Zorreguieta at a ball in 1999, he fell in love and they announced their engagement in March 2001. She has the requisite aristocratic background but her father's politics represented a problem. Jorge Zorreguieta, 73, served as his county's minister of agriculture from 1979-81 under a military junta linked to the death of tens of thousands of military opponents. He claims to know nothing of the atrocities but he is nonetheless keeping a low profile during the royal wedding. Willem's mother, Queen Beatrix, 63, welcomes her new daughter-in-law. The storybook festival of a royal wedding was carried off in Amsterdam on 2 February 2002 at 10:26 AM MET.

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  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship March 2001 (Engaged to Maxima)
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  • Work : New Career 30 April 2013 at 10:05 AM in Amsterdam (became king of Netherlands)
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Source Notes

LMR stated: Luc de Marre quotes Official Palace Announcement.

Svi: Same time (Utrecht, 27 April 1967 at 19:57 MET) given by Schepel in Sterrentijd 31 of July/Augustus 1992, but likely (PP), she was paraphrasing Luc de Marre. Koppejan retrieved no time.

But on the internet was found the radio recording of his father, Prince Clause Geboorte Willem Alexander, 27 April 1967 stating being born "three minutes before eight", almost weighing 8 pounds and was 50 cm long. Most Dutch sources mention 19h57 without a source, so Luc de Marre's time of 19h57 seems more likely than the theoretical alternative time 7h57. Especially, as his birth (healthy son) was announced in the evening by the Netherlands Government Information Service (RVD) *.

Sy Scholfield provided copies of news reports: De Telegraaf, 28-04-1967, on page 1 under the headline "20.03 uur: Feestvreugde in hele land EEN PRINS VAN ORANJE" (8.03 pm: Celebration in the whole country A PRINCE OF ORANGE) states he was born on the 27th at "20.0 uur" (8pm); and De tijd, 28-04-1967, on page 1 published the official announcement (no time given) which was released at 8:30pm on the 27th.


  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Reserve Captain In Air Force)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ commercial (KLM Airlines)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Netherlands)