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Queen-Mother Emma (1858-1934) (The Netherlands)

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[Queen-Mother Emma] image by Mark Sensen, 25 Mar 2004
Adopted 27 August 1908 See also:

Queen-Mother Emma (1858-1934)

The flag of Queen-Mother Emma was an orange field swallowtailed with a blue cross, and in all quarters a hunting horn; in the center of the cross the Dutch arms.

Adelheid EMMA Wilhelmina Theresia prinses van Waldeck en Pyrmont (2 Aug 1858 - 20 Mar 1934) married 7 Jan 1879 King Willem III of the Netherlands. After Willem's death she became regent of the Netherlands, until her daughter, Wilhelmina, came of age in 1898. Then she became "Koningin-Moeder" (Queen-Mother).
Source: "Oranje-Nassau, een biografisch woordenboek", by Reinilda van Ditzhuyzen, 1998.
Jarig Bakker, 25 Mar 2004


Queen-Mother Emma flag and wimpel

[Queen-Mother Emma]
[Queen-Mother Emma] image by Mark Sensen, 30 Mar 2004
Adopted 7 September 1898