King Willem-Alexander

© RVD / Jeroen van der Meyde

Addressed as His Majesty the king
Titles: King of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange Nassau, Jonkheer of Amsberg etc. etc.

Name
Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand
Nickname
Willem-Alexander

Date of Birth 
27 April 1967

Place of birth
Academic Hospital Utrecht

Residence
Wassenaar (Villa Eikenhorst, ‘The Horsten’ estate)

Parents
Princess Beatrix and Prince Claus (1926-2002)

Siblings
Two younger brothers Prince Friso (Passed away 2013) and Prince Constantijn

Married to (Queen) Maxima
Wedding took place 2 February 2002

Children
Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane

Hobbies
Tennis, running, skiing, sailing, golf, horse riding, skating and diving. He did participated in the Elfstedentocht, and the New York Marathon


Posts (since 30 April 2013)

President of the Council of State
Member of the board of the House of Orange-Nassau Archives Trust
Member of the board of the Crown Property Trust
Member of the board of the Royal Gifts Trust

Honorary posts (since 30 April 2013)
Patron of the Orange Fund (with Queen Máxima)
Patron of the Royal Dutch Society of Sciences and Humanities
Patron of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation
Patron of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
Patron of the Royal Association of Knights of the Military Order of William (Militaire Willemsorde)
Patron of the Society of Dutch Literature
Patron of the Netherlands Bible Society
Patron of the Netherlands Society for Trade and Industry (‘de Maatschappij’)
Patron of the Association of Netherlands Nobility
Patron of the War Graves Foundation
Patron of the Limburg Historic Archery Association
Patron of the Orange-Nassau Historical Association (museum)

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