Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau van Amsberg

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Countess Leonore
Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau,
Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg
Full name
Leonore Marie Irene Enrica
House House of Orange-Nassau
Father Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands
Mother Laurentien Brinkhorst
Born (2006-06-03) 3 June 2006 (age 8)
Bronovo Hospital, The Hague, Netherlands
Religion Protestant Church in the Netherlands

Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg (Leonore Marie Irene Enrica; born 3 June 2006 at Bronovo hospital in The Hague), is the third child and second daughter of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, née Brinkhorst. She is member of the Dutch Royal Family and currently seventh in the line of succession to the Dutch throne.[1]

Countess Leonore was baptised in the chapel of Het Loo Palace in Apeldoorn on 8 October 2006. Her godparents are her paternal aunt, Queen Máxima; her maternal uncle, Marius Brinkhorst; her father's first cousin, Juliana Guillermo; and Count Jean-Charles Ullens de Schooten Whettnall.

Titles and styles[edit]

By Royal Decree of 11 May 2001, nr. 227, it was determined that all children and male-line descendants of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands would bear the title of Count (Countess) of Orange-Nassau and the honorific Jonkheer (Jonkvrouwe) van Amsberg, and have the surname Van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg.[2]

Upon the abdication of Queen Beatrix, on 30 April 2013, the children of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien ceased to be members of the Royal House, although continue to be members of the royal family.[3]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Current line of succession – Official website of the Dutch Royal House
  2. ^ Titles of the children of HRH Prince Constantijn – Communiqué of the Netherlands Central Office of Information (in Dutch)
  3. ^ "Abdication information". Dutch Royal House. 
Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau van Amsberg
Cadet branch of the House of Amsberg
Born: 3 June 2006
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Count Claus-Casimir of Orange-Nassau
Line of succession to the Dutch throne
7th position
Succeeded by
Princess Margriet of the Netherlands
Preceded by
Countess Eloise of Orange-Nassau
Line of succession to the British throne
descended from Anne, daughter of George II