Willem III, King of the Netherlands
|Birthname||Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk|
|born on||19 February 1817 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )|
|Place||Brussels, Belgium, 50n50, 4e20|
|Timezone||LMT m4e20 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||00°59' 12°49 Asc. 26°13'|
Dutch royalty, the King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 17 March 1849 until his death on 23 November 1890. He was also the Duke of Limburg from 1849 until the abolition of the duchy in 1866.
Willem was the son of King Willem II and Anna Pavlovna of Russia. On the abdication of his grandfather Willem I in 1840, he became the Prince of Orange. On the death of his father in 1849, he succeeded as King of the Netherlands.
Willem married his cousin Sophie of Württemberg in 1839 and they had three sons, Willem, Maurits, and Alexander, all of whom predeceased him. After Sophie's death in 1877 he married Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont in 1879 and they had one daughter Wilhelmina, who succeeded Willem to the Dutch throne.
- parent->child relationship with Alexander, Prince of Orange (born 25 August 1851)
- parent->child relationship with Maurits, Prince of Orange-Nassau (born 15 September 1843)
- parent->child relationship with Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands (born 31 August 1880)
- parent->child relationship with Willem, Prince of Orange (born 4 September 1840)
- child->parent relationship with Willem II, King of the Netherlands (born 6 December 1792)
- spouse relationship with Emma, Queen consort of the Netherlands (born 2 August 1858)
- spouse relationship with Sophie, Queen Consort of the Netherlands (born 17 June 1818). Notes: 1839-1877
- sibling relationship with Alexander, Prince of the Netherlands (born 2 August 1818)
- sibling relationship with Ernst Casimir, Prince of the Netherlands (born 21 May 1822)
- sibling relationship with Hendrik, Prince of the Netherlands (born 13 June 1820)
- sibling relationship with Sophie, Princess of the Netherlands (born 8 April 1824)
On 1 March 2017, Sy Scholfield changed the time to 10:30pm (rated A), having forwarded news report (quoting royal bulletin) from "Rotterdamsche courant," 22 February 1817, p. 2: "Het bulletin van gezondheid is van dezen inhoud: „ Hare Keizerlijke en Koninglijke Hoogheid ie Prinfes van Oranje is gisteren avond, ten half elf uren, gelukkig verlost van een Prins , welke zich volmaakt wel bevindt, zoo wel als Hare Keizerlijke en Koninglijke Hoogheid deszelfs Moeder." Brusfel den 20 Februarij 1817." (Translation: The health bulletin states: "Her Imperial and Royal Highness the Princess of Orange yesterday evening at half past ten o'clock, was happily delivered of a Prince, who is perfectly well, as is his mother Her Imperial and Royal Highness." Brussels the 20th of February 1817).
Previously this entry had 10:30 AM (rated C), with Scholfield quoting from "Prins Frederik der Nederlanden en zijn tijd - Volume 5" by François de Bas (Roelants, 1913), p. 17: "Op Vrijdag 19 Februari 1817 te elf uur vóórmiddag kondigden tot kanonschoten de geboorte aan van den erfprins van Oranje — die in 1849 tot den troon zou geroepen worden." (Translation: 'On Friday 19 February 1817 at eleven o'clock before noon a cannon announced the birth of the crown prince of Orange - who would be called to the throne in 1849').
- Traits : Personality : Aggressive/ brash (Violent)
- Diagnoses : Psychological : Mental Illness (Cruel, insane)
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
- Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Orange-Nassau)