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Wilhelmina I of the Netherlands (1880)

The daughter of King William III, Wilhelmina I was queen of the Netherlands for more than 50 years, encompassing the two world wars. After Germany invaded the Netherlands in 1940, she left with her family for London but made radio broadcasts to boost the morale of the Dutch people, becoming a symbol of Dutch resistance to the German occupation. In 1948, after celebrating the 50th anniversary of her reign, she abdicated in favor of her daughter. What did Wilhelmina title her autobiography? More...
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I am wondering who would name their daughter Wilhelmina? Could they not think of a girl's name? Only the feminized version of a boy's name???

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Strong willed woman.
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During her last years she wrote her autobiography entitled Eenzaam, maar niet alleen (Lonely but Not Alone)
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During her last years she wrote her autobiography entitled Eenzaam, maar niet alleen (Lonely but Not Alone), in which she gave account of the events in her life, and revealed her strong religious feelings and motivations.
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happy birthday
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And there's a lovely state park named after her. I've been there, years ago. =*___*=

http://www.queenwilhelmina.com

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HAPPY US FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY! "Her Royal Highness Princess Wilhelmina of the Netherlands"

This extraordinary woman started his biographical book with this beautiful words :

Lonely But Not Alone - Eenzaam, maar niet alleen

"in the course of history it is precisely at those moments that
personalities arise who speak the word and perform the deed
or deeds that release us; who guide the destiny of nations
into new channels. Beyond existing ideas and circumstances
of the moment, these exceptionally clear-eyed and perceptive
men discover the image of the future. From their minds
spring ideas which will prove to be well in advance of their
time. By proclaiming these, and by leading the way in their
application, they take the first steps on the road that leads
to their realization. This cannot be explained as the result of
fortuitous circumstance. It is the will of that higher Wisdom
which, even though the people who make history do not
realize it, directs the course of events through the agency of
those it sends to execute the Divine Ordinance.

Read the full text : https://archive.org/stream/lonelybutnotalon006460mbp/lonelybutnotalon006460mbp_djvu.txt
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The longest reigning Dutch monarch since the founding of the Kingdom of the Netherlands was the formidable Queen Wilhelmina.
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She reigned for a long time.
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