The Netherlands


King of the Netherlands

General Hereditary Stadtholders of the United Provinces
House of Orange-Nassau

  • William IV, ( 1711- 1751), the first hereditary Stadtholder of the Netherlands from 1747. Prince of Orange and Nassau-Dietz. Stadtholder of Friesland and Groningen from 1711, Stadtholder of Guelders from 1722 and Stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht,and Overijssel from 1747.
  • William V Batavus, (1748-1806), Prince of Orange and Nassau-Dietz, the last Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic from 1751 to 1795.


William IV, (1711-1751),Stadtholder of the Netherlands

King of the Netherlands

House of Orange-Nassau

  • William I, (1772-1843), Prince of Nassau-Dietz, Prince of Orange-Nassau (as William VI), later Prince of the Netherlands from 1813 to 1815 then King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 1815 to 1840. Founded the Military Order of William in 1815.
  • William II, (1792-1849), King of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Duke of Limburg from 1840. Founded The Order of the Oak Crown in 1841.
  • William III, (1817-1890), King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg and the Duke of Limburg until 1866. Founded The Order of the Golden Lion of the House of Nassau in 1858.
  • Wilhelmina, (1880-1962), Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948. The last member of the house of Orange-Nassau. Order of Oranje-Nassau founded by the Queen Dowager Emma in 1892.

House of Mecklenburg-Orange-Nassau 

  • Juliana, (1909-2004), Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 to 1980. Daughter of Duke Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Scherwin and Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.

House of Lippe-Orange-Nassau

  • Beatrix, (b.1938),Queen of the Netherlands from 1980. Daughter of Juliana of the Netherlands and Bernhard, Prince of Lippe-Biesterfeld.



William I, (1772-1843), Prince of the Netherlands


William I, (1772-1843),King of the Netherlands


William II, (1792-1849), King of the Netherlands


William III, (1817-1890), King of the Netherlands


Queen of the Netherlands


Duke Hendrik of Mecklenburg-Scherwin


Bernhard, Prince of Lippe-Biesterfeld


Beatrix as Princess of Orange