of King William III of The Netherlands) ordered to build a city palace in
In the 1860's, hotelier Paulez became owner of this city palace. He offered this to
his daughter and her husband Friedrich Wirtz. The couple transformed the city palace
to an hotel.
In 1881, Prince Frederick of The Netherlands (uncle of King William III) opened
On the initiative of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, the first Peace Conference was
held in The Hague in 1889.
On January 23rd. 1931, Anna Pavlova, a famous Russian ballet dancer, died in
A few months later, festivities around the B-Day of Emma, Queen Consort of
The Netherlands were celebrated in Hotel des Indes.
Nowadays the hotel is a part of the Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
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Own pictures of The Hague