Group Photo – Queen Beatrix Abdication and King Willem Alexander Investiture

epa03682692 A handout photo made available by the Netherlands government’s information service RVD on 30 April 2013 shows Dutch King Willem-Alexander (back L), Queen Maxima (back C), Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands (back R) with Princesses Alexia, Amalia, and Arianne posing for an official family portrait. Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands in an official act earlier on 30 April signed her abdication to leave the Dutch throne to her son Prince Willem-Alexander who became the new King of the Netherlands the same day. Dutch King Willem-Alexander becomes the first male monarch in the country in 123 years. EPA/JEROEN VAN DER MEYDE / RVD / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES/NO ARCHIVES

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