Who is Princess Maxima?
It's big news in the Netherlands: Dutch Queen Beatrix announced Monday that she will abdicate on April 30 after 33 years as head of state. Her oldest son Prince Willem-Alexander will become the nation's first king in a century and his wife, 39-year-old Maxima Zorreguieta, will be Queen of the Netherlands. Princess Maxima has been charming the Netherlands for over a decade—here are 11 reasons why. -Elise Sole
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