Frans Beelaerts van Blokland
In 1905, he married Maria Adriana Snoeck (1873-1948), a courtier of Queen Wilhelmina, with whom he had two sons. The van Bloklands were among the guests at the 1937 wedding of Juliana of the Netherlands with Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld.
Beelaerts van Blokland served as Dutch envoy to China.
Beelaerts van Blokland accompanied in May 1940 Queen Wilhelmina to London as her chief adviser. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs and then became vice president of the Privy Council (in Dutch: Raad van State), a position he held for 23 years. He died at the age of 84, still in office.
- "Jhr.Mr. F. Beelaerts van Blokland". Europa Nu. Retrieved 3 February 2011.
- "Crown Princess Juliana of the Netherlands & Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld -1937". Royal Forums.
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