Monday, December 7, 2015

Royal Profile: Princess Catharina-Amalia of Oranje

Princess Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria of Oranje was born 7 December 2003 to then The Prince of Oranje and Princess Maxima {Source}. She has two younger sisters{Source}:

  1. Princess Alexia (2005)
  2. Princess Ariane(2007)

She was baptized on 12 June 2004, with the following godparents {Source}:

  1. Prince Constantijn of The Netherlands (paternal uncle)
  2. Martín Zorreguieta (maternal uncle)
  3. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden
  4. Herman Tjeenk Willink
  5. Samantha Deane
  6. Marc ter Haar

Since the investiture of the King on 30 April 2013, Princess Catharina-Amalia has borne the title Princess of Orange, and she is the first female to hold it with her own right {Source}. Upon turning 18 years old (on this date in 2021), she will officially become a member of the Council of State{Source}.

Even at the age of 11, she has undertaken several official duties. In 2010, she was a bridesmaid during her godmother's 2010 wedding {Photos}.


She attends Bloemcamp primary school {Source}. Her activities and hobbies consist of hockey, judo, ballet, playing the violin and riding {Source}.

She is presently the third youngest direct heir to the throne.

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