The Weekend Special - 200 years Kingdom of The Netherlands

Exact 200 years ago William I (born: Prince Willem Frederik of Orange-Nassau)
landed at Scheveningen beach near The Hague in The Netherlands.
On December 6th.1813 the Dutch government offered him the title of King.



Source picture: Wikipedia


Today there are a lot of celebrations to mark this landing on November 30th. 1813.
Members of the Royal Family of The Netherlands will attend these celebrations.
This also will be broadcasted on Dutch televistion.



Old painting of the Beach in Scheveningen - Source: Wikipedia

During the Weekend Special I'll tell you more about the history of the first Dutch
Kings and about the celebrations of 200 years Kingdom The Netherlands.


Screenshot - Landing in 1813


Screenshot - Landing now 2013 (historical play)



King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima @ Scheveningen Beach - Screenshot