Wilhelmina of the Netherlands was a member of the Dutch Royal Family best remembered for being the Queen of Netherlands. She became Queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in 1890 and reigned from that time until she abdicated the throne in 1948. She was subsequently succeeded by her daughter Juliana.
She was the only child born to King William III and Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont. In 1901, she got married to Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The marriage produced her only child and heir Juliana.
She was almost killed by a bomb blast during World War II.
At the time of her abdication, she had reigned for almost 58 years, making her the longest reigning Dutch monarch.
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
was a famous Queen of the Netherlands,
who was born on
August 31, 1880. As a person born on this date, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands is listed in our database as the 21st
most popular celebrity for the day (August 31) and the 5th most popular for the year (1880).
People born on August 31
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands is the 651st most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Wilhelmina of the Netherlands' birthday, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands ranks 2nd in famous people born in The Hague, Netherlands.
In general, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands ranks as the 7985th
most popular famous person of all time.
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