What happened to Count Adolf?

Graaf Adolf is gebleven (Count Adolf stayed behind) in Friesland in de slag, (in battle in Frisia) zijn ziel in ‘t eeuwig leven (His soul in the eternal life) verwacht de jongste dag. (awaits the final judgement) These are the last lines of the fourth verse of the Dutch national anthem (there are fifteen verses, just for your information). Who is this Count Adolf? He was born in Dillenburg on […]

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Duke Anton Günther von Oldenburg (1923-2014)

Duke Anton Günther von Oldenburg died on 20 September 2014 in Güldenstein, Germany. He was born in Lensahn, Germany on 16 January 1923 as son of Duke Nikolaus von Oldenburg and his first wife Princess Helene zu Waldeck und Pyrmont. He married at Kreuzwertheim, Germany, on 7 August 1951 Princess Ameli zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg. They became […]

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Dutch Royal Couple visits Germany

On Monday King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visited the German state of Lower Saxony, and on Tuesday they were in North Rhine-Westphalia.The aim of the two-day visit was to promote mutual trade interests and cooperations in areas such as renewable energy, creative industries, innovation and education at universities. As they were quite […]

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