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Inauguration Of King Willem Alexander As Queen Beatrix Of The Netherlands Abdicates

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - APRIL 30: King Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima and their daughters Princess Catharina-Amalia; Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane of The Netherlands arrive at the Muziekbouw following the water pageant after the abdication of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Inauguration of King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands on April 30, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

King Willem Alexander inaugurated

Queen Beatrix abdicated the thrown as her son officially took over in The Netherlands.