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Juliana

Juliana (jōˌlē-ănˈə) [key], 1909–2004, queen of the Netherlands (1948–80). She succeeded on the abdication of her mother, Queen Wilhelmina. A popular monarch, she married (1937) Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911–2004), with whom she had four daughters. The eldest, Princess Beatrix, succeeded Juliana in 1980.

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