Beatrix



(Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard) born 1938, queen of the Netherlands since 1980 (daughter of Juliana).
Contemporary Examples

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has officially abdicated in favor of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.
Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Abdicates Tom Sykes January 27, 2013

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that Queen Beatrix took the throne in 1948.
Pope Benedict XVI Bows Out of His Contract With God Andrew Roberts February 10, 2013

Queen Beatrix may be ready to pack up and go, but here in Blighty, like it or not, our Kings and Queens have a job for life.
Queen Beatrix May Have Abdicated, But Queen Elizabeth Never Will, Insiders Say Tom Sykes January 28, 2013

In April last year, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands handed the throne to her son Prince Willem-Alexander after 33 years.
Shock As King Juan Carlos of Spain Abdicates Tom Sykes June 1, 2014

The King and Queen of Holland became monarchs after Willem-Alexander’s mother, Queen Beatrix, abdicated in April last year.
POTUS Meets Queen Maxima Of Holland Tom Sykes March 25, 2014

Historical Examples

Kingswell studied the water-bleached toes of his boots, and Beatrix glanced piteously at her father.
Brothers of Peril Theodore Goodridge Roberts

Beatrix would have three fits, one after the other, if she saw me.
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 Lucy Maud Montgomery

For an instant, Beatrix reeled back against the window of the caf.
The Garden of Swords Max Pemberton

Her husband is with her, Beatrix, and so you can not of course go to her now.
Cruel As The Grave Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth

During the mornings while Thayer was practising, Lorimer and Beatrix idled away the hours together.
The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray

noun
full name Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard. born 1938, queen of the Netherlands (1980–2013); abdicated in favour of her eldest son Willem-Alexander

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