The Embassy and Consulates | Kingdom of the Netherlands, Canada

Hartelijk Gefeliciteerd


Ambassador Henk van der Zwan and his entire team in Canada congratulate Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands with her birthday.

HRH Princess Margriet was born in the Civic Hospital in Ottawa on January 19, 1943. She is the only Royalty ever born in Canada.  To celebrate her birth the Dutch flag flew over the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill. Princess Margriet returns frequently to Canada and maintains a warm relationship with Canadian veterans. Princess Margriet is considered ‘Canada’s Princess’.