Dutch King Willem-Alexander (right) kisses his mother Princess Beatrix of Netherlands at the balcony of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam in this handout picture dated April 30, 2013. Willem-Alexander became the first king of the Netherlands since 1890 on Tuesday, ascending a throne largely stripped of political power but still invested with enormous symbolic significance for the Dutch people.
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Dutch King Willem-Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima arrive at Nieuwe Kerk church before the religious crowning ceremony in Amsterdam April 30, 2013. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated on Tuesday, handing over to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, who became the first King of the Netherlands in over 120 years.
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Dutch King Willem-Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima. Around a million people were expected to descend on the Dutch capital for a huge street party to celebrate the first new Dutch monarch in 33 years.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/The Associated Press
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Dutch Princess Beatrix, centre left, is joined by the children of Dutch King Willem-Alexander and his wife Queen Maxima, from left: Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane at the Nieuwe Kerk or New Church in Amsterdam.
Michael Kooren/The Associated Press
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Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive at the Nieuwe Kerk church.
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Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
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Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan leave Nieuwe Kerk church after the religious crowning ceremony of Dutch King Willem-Alexander.
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Prince Albert II of Monaco leaves the Nieuwe Kerk church in Amsterdam.
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Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al Khalifa of Bahrain (left).
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Crown Princess Victoria and Crown Prince Daniel of Sweden.
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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway.
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Hereditary Prince Alois and Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein.
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Dutch Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien.
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Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
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Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser al-Misnad, wife of Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani.
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Spanish Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia.
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Crown Prince Philippe and Crown Princess Mathilde of Belgium.
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Prince El Hassan bin Talal and Princess Sarvath El Hassan of Jordan.
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Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik (right) and Crown Princess Mary.
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Dutch King Willem-Alexander kisses his mother Princess Beatrix of Netherlands at the balcony of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam in this handout picture dated April 30, 2013. Willem-Alexander became the first king of the Netherlands since 1890 on Tuesday, ascending a throne largely stripped of political power but still invested with enormous symbolic significance for the Dutch people.
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Shown here are a combination photographs of people dressed in orange outside the Royal Palace in Amsterdam April 30, 2013. The Netherlands is celebrating Queen's Day on Tuesday, which also marks the abdication of Queen Beatrix and the investiture of her eldest son Willem-Alexander.