Thursday, March 26, 2009
Queen Lili'uokalani was born at Pu'uowaina (Punchbowl), Honolulu in 1838.
Her brother Kalākaua was elected to the Hawaiian throne in 1874 and in 1877 became Crown Princess Lili'uokalani. Lili'uokalani became her regnal name.
In 1891, she ascended the throne of Hawai'i after the death of brother.
Queen Beatrix (Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard) of the Netherlands was born born 31 January 1938. She is the Queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands since 30 April 1980, when her mother, Queen Juliana, abdicated.