Encyclopedia > Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands

  Article Content

Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands

Prince Constantijn, born Constantjn Christof Frederick Aschwin on October 11, 1969), he is the third and youngest son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and Claus von Amsberg and goes by the nickname Tijn.

He studied law at Leiden University, then worked at the Brussels department of (Dutch) European Union commissioner of foreign relations Van den Broek, and was then hired by the EU. He continued to work there in various capacities until the end of 1999. In December 2000, he was awarded a Master of Business Administration at the European Institute of Business Administration in Fontainebleau, France and then spent a summer working for the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank group in Washington D.C.

He married (Petra) Laurentien Brinkhorst[?] on May 17, 2001. Following his marriage, Prince Constanijn and his wife moved to London, England where he works for strategic consultants Booz, Allan and Hamilton. They have a daughter Eloise (born June 8, 2002), the first grandchild of Queen Beatrix.

Prince Constantijn rarely attends public events in his capacity as a member of the Dutch Royal House.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
East Islip, New York

... of $51,554 versus $36,959 for females. The per capita income for the town is $27,356. 3.7% of the population and 2.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 39 ms