Prinsjesdag, 1948

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Queen Juliana (wearing the Military William Order) of The Netherlands is accompanied by Prince Bernhard (in the Order of the Netherlands Lion) as she gives the annual Prinsjesdag (Prince’s Day or Budget Day) Speech to the Dutch Parliament that outline the government’s agenda for the coming session at the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights) in The Hague on this day in 1948. This was the first Prinsjesdag in the Queen’s Reign, who had succeeded to the Throne earlier that month.

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