Tuesday, January 10, 2017

50 years ago today: the wedding of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

On January 10, 1967 at St. James's Church in The Hague,  HRH  Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, third of four daughters of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard, married Pieter van Vollenhoven.
They first met at Leiden University, and their engagement was announced in March 1965.

Today, the couple, who have four sons and eleven grandchildren, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

all images: Marlene A. Eilers Koenig Collection

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