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Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander o...Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands pose in a giant picture frame as they tour through the "Hollaender-Saal" (Dutchmen Hall) of the Alte Pinakothek museum in Munich, southern Germany, on April 13, 2016. The Dutch Royal couple is on a two-day official visit in the southern German federal state of Bavaria.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Sven Hoppe / ALTERNATIVE CROP SVEN HOPPE/AFP/Getty Images

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Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands pose in a giant picture frame as they tour through the “Hollaender-Saal” (Dutchmen Hall) of the Alte Pinakothek museum in Munich, southern Germany 

A visitor looks at a work of art on the ...A visitor looks at a work of art on the first day of the TEFAF artfair on March 11, 2016 in Maastricht.  From March 11 to 20 the fair will present ten thousands works of art and antique to collectors, traders and curators.  / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Marcel van Hoorn / Netherlands OUTMARCEL VAN HOORN/AFP/Getty Images

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A visitor looks at a work of art on the first day of the TEFAF art fair on in Maastricht, the Netherlands 

Children's Peace Prize 2015...epa05018169 Seventeen-year-old Abraham Keita from Liberia receives the International Children's Peace Prize 2015 at the Ridderzaal (Knight's Hall) in The Hague, The Netherlands, 09 November 2015. Keita received the award for his special efforts to improve children's rights in his country.  EPA/BART MAAT

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Seventeen year old Abraham Keita from Liberia receives the International Children’s Peace Prize at the Ridderzaal in The Hague, The Netherlands. Keita received the award for his special efforts to improve children’s rights in his country 

An honour guard is partially covered by a flag that rolled after a gust of wind at the welcoming ceremony for Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, October 26, 2015.

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An honour guard is partially covered by a flag that rolled after a gust of wind at the welcoming ceremony for Netherlands’ King Willem-Alexander outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China today.

Members of the Dutch Royal Guard guide their horses through clouds of thick smoke and gunfire on the beach of Scheveningen, near The Hague to prepare for the presentation of the Dutch 2016 Budget Memorandum

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Members of the Dutch Royal Guard guide their horses through clouds of thick smoke and gunfire on the beach of Scheveningen, near The Hague to prepare for the presentation of the Dutch 2016 Budget Memorandum in The Hague, the Netherlands today.

The Stad Amsterdam clipper sails during the Sail-In Parade marking the beginning of the Sail Amsterdam 2015 nautical festival held every five years in Amsterdam...The Stad Amsterdam (L) clipper sails during the Sail-In Parade marking the beginning of the Sail Amsterdam 2015 nautical festival held every five years in Amsterdam, Netherlands August 19, 2015

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The Stad Amsterdam clipper sails during the Sail-In Parade marking the beginning of the Sail Amsterdam 2015 nautical festival held every five years in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Wednesday

A student blows bubbles on the first day of the university introduction days for students in the Wilhelminapark in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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A student blows bubbles on the first day of the university introduction days for students in the Wilhelminapark in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

An aerial view of flower fields is seen near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse, The Netherlands on Wednesday. Keukenhof, employing some 30 gardeners, is considered to be the world's largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year

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An aerial view of flower fields is seen near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse, The Netherlands on Wednesday. Keukenhof is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year

King Willem-Alexander Addresses His Government On Budget Day...THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - SEPTEMBER 16:  King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrives with Queen Maxima in the golden carriage at the seat of the Dutch government on September 16, 2014 in The Hague, Netherlands. The Dutch King officialy opened the parliamentary year by reading a speech outlining the government plans for the year ahead.  (Photo by Jasper Juinen - Pool/Getty Images)

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King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrives with Queen Maxima in the golden carriage at the seat of the Dutch government in The Hague, Netherlands. The Dutch King officially opened the parliamentary year by reading a speech outlining the government plans for the year ahead. 

Smoke from grenades shrouds horses and riders during a practice session for members of the Dutch cavalry in Scheveningen, Netherlands, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. About 80 horses and riders were rehearsing on a beach in the coastal resort of Scheveningen, outside The Hague, for ceremonies which will be held Tuesday to mark the opening of parliament. The horses were exposed to smoke grenades and harsh sounds to reduce their chances of being startled by any incidents during the ceremony. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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Smoke shrouds members of the Dutch cavalry as 80 riders rehearsed on a beach on Monday at Scheveningen, Netherlands, outside The Hague, for ceremonies to mark the opening of parliament on Tuesday.

Fans of Chile cheer before their 2014 World Cup Group B soccer match against Netherlands at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo June 23, 2014.

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Fans of Chile cheer before their 2014 World Cup Group B football match against Netherlands at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo

Aerial view of flowers fields near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse April 9, 2014. Keukenhof, employing some 30 gardeners, is considered to be the world's largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year.

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Aerial view of flowers fields near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse. Keukenhof, employing some 30 gardeners, is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year.

Tulip farmers look for weeds in a field of tulips left to blossom for growing bulbs near the city of Noordwijkerhout, western Netherlands, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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Tulip farmers look for weeds in a field of tulips left to blossom for growing bulbs near the city of Noordwijkerhout, western Netherlands.

Protestors with a radioactive sign painted on their faces pose during a demonstration on the first day of the two-day Nuclear Security Summit) in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Protestors with a radioactive sign painted on their faces pose during a demonstration on the first day of the two-day Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands.

World Leaders Gather For Nuclear Security Summit 2014...AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MARCH 24: US President Barack Obama (L) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte (C) visit the Rijksmuseum ahead of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit on March 24, 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Nuclear Security Summit, held March 24-25, will be attended by world leaders and is aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism.

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Barack Obama, US president (left), and Mark Rutte, Netherlands prime minister (centre), meet in front of Rembrandt’s ‘The Night Watch’ in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam before the start of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit. The summit, held March 24-25, will be attended by world leaders and is aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism.

An employee of a glass recycling processing plant stands before a mountain of bottles stacked up in Gameren, Netherlands  following the Christmas and New Year celebrations

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An employee of a glass recycling processing plant stands before a mountain of bottles stacked up in Gameren, Netherlands today, following the Christmas and new year celebrations

Members of Greenpeace hang a large poster of Dutch activist Faiza Oulahsen on the office building of Shell during a protest calling for the release of the "Arctic 30" in Rotterdam.

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Members of Greenpeace hang a large poster of Dutch activist Faiza Oulahsen on the office building of Shell during a protest calling for the release of the “Arctic 30″ in Rotterdam.

A huge inflatable pig is placed on the Dam square during a protest against illegal practicing in European pig farming, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12 November 2013. The actions is part of a international campaign of animal protection organization, Compassion in World Farming.

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A huge inflatable pig is placed in Dam Square in Amsterdam during a protest against illegal practices in European pig farming. The action is part of an international campaign of the animal protection group Compassion in World Farming.

Activists of the environmental organization Robin Wood hold placards depicting Russia's President Vladimir Putin and former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (L) as they demonstrate in front of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg. The Tribunal was holding a hearing into the dispute between the Netherlands and Russia over the seizure by Russian forces of a Dutch-flagged Greenpeace vessel 'Arctic Sunrise'.

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Activists belonging to the environmental group Robin Wood hold placards protesting against Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder as they demonstrate in front of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg. The tribunal was holding a hearing into the dispute between the Netherlands and Russia over the seizure by Russian forces of the Dutch-flagged Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise.

"Bedroom in Arles", painted by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh, is put on display next to another version of the same painting, at the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Van Gogh is known to have painted three versions of the same subject, his bedroom at 2, Place Lamartine, in Arles, France.

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“Bedroom in Arles”, painted by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh, is put on display next to another version of the same painting at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Van Gogh is known to have painted three versions of his bedroom at 2 Place Lamartine, in Arles, France. The third painting is in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.