Princess Ariane of the Netherlands celebrates her 13th birthday on Friday, 10 April 2020.

Princess Ariane Photo: © Erwin Olaf, RVD

The third and youngest daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima was born in The Hague in 2007.

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Proud father King Willem-Alexander with Princess Ariane on 10 April 2007. Photo: © RVD

Princess Ariane has two older sisters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia and Alexia, who are currently first and second in the line of succession to the Dutch throne.

Queen Beatrix with Prince Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and their three daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, in April 2007. Photo: © RVD/Jeroen van der Meyde

Reverend Deodaat van der Boon baptised Princess Ariane in the Kloosterkerk in The Hague on 20 October 2007, with five godparents including Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Baron Tijo Collot d’Escury, Antoine Frilling, Valerie Delger and maternal aunt Inés Zorreguieta.

Princess Ariane (left) with her older sisters, Princess Catharina-Amalia (centre) and Princess Alexia (right). Photo: © RVD

Princess Ariane, like her sisters, currently attends the Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague, after starting her first day on 2 September 2019.

Princess Ariane rides her bicycle for her first day at the Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague on 2 September 2019. Photo: HM King Willem-Alexander

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