Dutch State Visit to Belgium, 1960
Ahead of the upcoming Belgian State Visit to the Netherlands, we take a look back at the Dutch State Visit to Belgium. At a State Banquet at the Royal Palace of Brussels on May 31st, 1960. L – R; Prince Albert of Belgium (later King Albert II of Belgium), Princess Paola of Belgium (later Queen Paola of Belgium) (parents of King Philippe), Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands (later Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and now a Princess again) (wearing Queen Emma’s Diamond Tiara)(mother of King Willem-Alexander), Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (wearing the Stuart Parure), and King Baudouin of Belgium. The upcoming Belgian State Visit to the Netherlands will take place from November 28 to 30. A State Banquet will be held on the evening of the 28th at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam.