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Guests attending the investiture of new Dutch king

Tuesday - 4/30/2013, 11:33am  ET

The banquet hosted by the Dutch Royal family at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Monday, April 29, 2013. Queen Beatrix has announced she will relinquish the crown on April 30, 2013, after 33 years of reign, leaving the monarchy to her son Crown Prince Willem-Alexander. (AP Photo/Robin Utrecht, pool)

The Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Royals and other dignitaries are out in force Tuesday to watch the abdication of Dutch Queen Beatrix and investiture of her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, as new king.

Here is a list of some of the visitors in Amsterdam for the royal generation change.


Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, United Kingdom

Prince of Asturias Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway

Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium

Prince Guillaume and Princess Stephanie of Luxemburg

Hereditary Prince Alois and Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein

Prince Albert II of Monaco

Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco

Prince El Hassan bin Talal and Princess Sarvath El Hassan of Jordan

Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al Khalifa of Bahrain

Haitham bin Tareq Al-Said of Oman

Sheika Moza bint Nasser al-Mishned of Qatar

Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates.

Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand

Crown Prince Billah and Princess Sarah of Brunei


Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission

Herman van Rompuy, president of the European Council

Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee

Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations

Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nations Development Program

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