Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands celebrates her 15th birthday on Friday, 7 December 2018.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima’s eldest daughter, Princess Catharina-Amalia, was born at HMC Bronovo in The Hague on 7 December 2003 at 5.01 pm (local time).
The little princess weighed in at 3.3kg (7 pounds 4 ounces).
The proud father showed off his baby daughter during a media conference which was televised live on Dutch television.
Queen Beatrix was among the first visitors to see her new grandchild
Following the announcement of her birth, mounted artillery troops fired a 101-gun salute in The Hague and Den Hilder.
Princess Catharina-Amalia was christened on 12 June 2004, with six godparents including Prince Constantjin and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
She has two younger sisters, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane.
The Dutch Royal Family live in the Eilenhorst in Waasenaar and Princess Catharine-Amalia, like her aunt Princess Laurentien, attends the Christian Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague.
She speaks Dutch, English and some Spanish.
Princess Catharina-Amalia was granted the title, Princess of Orange, as heir to the throne, since her father’s inauguration on 30 April 2013.
Ambassadors, members of the royal household and the Council of State attend a traditional yearly concert at the Kloosterker in The Hague to celebrate Princess Catherina-Amalia’s birthday.
Her birthdays are traditionally celebrated with a concert at the Kloosterkerk in The Hague, which is attended by ambassadors and members of the royal household and the Council of State of the Netherlands.
She loves horse riding, playing hockey and singing.