Popular monarch who reigned over the Netherlands from 1948 to 1980. Indonesia and Suriname both became independent from her country while she was in power.
Her birthday is celebrated annually in the Netherlands as Koninginnedag, or Queen's Day.
Carl Gustav XVI is her godson.
She received the position of Council of State on her eighteenth birthday.
Her parents were Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
- The meaning of the name Juliana: Feminine Form Of Julian