Friday, March 21, 2014

Royal Profile: 10 Facts about Count Claus-Casimir van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg

  1. Count Claus-Casimir Bernhard Marius Max van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg was born 21 March 2004 {Source}
  2. He is the only son of Prince Constantijn & Princess Laurentien of The Netherlands{Source}
  3. He has two sisters{Source}:
    1. Countess Eloise (2002)
    2. Countess Leonore (2006)
  4. He lives in Belgium{Source}
  5. He is the only grandson of Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands{Source}
  6. He is presently 6th in line for the Dutch throne after his three cousins, father and elder sister{Source}
  7. He is called 'Clausimir' by his family and the press.
  8. He is named for:
    1. his paternal grandfather
    2. distant ancestor Henry Casimir II, Count of Nassau-Dietz
    3. paternal great-grandfather
    4. maternal uncle
    5. father's godfather
  9. His birth was overshadowed by the death of his paternal great-grandmother, Princess Julianna, the day before his birth.
  10. By Royal Decree of 11 May 2001, nr. 227, it was determined that all children and male-line descendants of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands would bear the title of Count (Countess) of Orange-Nassau and the honorific Jonkheer (Jonkvrouwe) van Amsberg, and have the surname Van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg. Therefore, his official title is Count Claus-Casimir Bernhard Maruys Max van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkeervan Amsberg

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