Princess Máxima turns 40 on Tuesday

Princess Máxima celebrates her 40th birthday on Tuesday, sparking a spate of media attention.

Nos television will broadcast a documentary on the princess on Monday evening. The public broadcaster has followed the princess since last September, both in her official role and with her family.
And on Saturday, the AD published a special magazine dedicated to the princess, including an interview with her parents. She was also the cover girl on news magazines Elsevier and HP/De Tijd this week.
There is a special exhibition at the Het Loo palace in Apeldoorn devoted to the 10 years Máxima has spent in the Netherlands since her marriage to crown prince Willem-Alexander.
Máxima will take centre stage at a special concert in her honour at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on Friday.
For new birthday portraits of the princess, click here

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