Gallery: Royalty turn out for Netherlands new king
Apr. 30, 2013 @ 05:08 PM
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Millions of Dutch people dressed in orange flocked to celebrations around the Netherlands Tuesday in honor of a once-in-a-generation milestone for the country's ruling House of Orange-Nassau: after a 33-year reign, Queen Beatrix abdicated in favor of her eldest son, Willem-Alexander.
Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako wave as they leave the Nieuwe Kerk, or New Church, in Amsterdam after the inauguration of Dutch King Willem-Alexander Tuesday, April 30, 2013. At 46, King Willem-Alexander is the youngest monarch in Europe and the first Dutch king in 123 years, since Willem III died in 1890. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)