Queen Beatrix remains most active Orange
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Queen Beatrix was the busiest Dutch royal in 2012, carrying out 240 official engagements, news agency ANP reports on Wednesday.
Prince Willem-Alexander carried out 200 and his wife Máxima 185, but these figures do not include foreign trips on behalf of the International Olympics Committee or UN, where both work, ANP said.
By contrast, Britain’s queen Elizabeth carried out 425 engagements and her son Charles 596.
Princess Magriet carried out some 50 public engagements and her husband Pieter van Vollenhoven 25.