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Blog: Witnessing history in the making

Ambassador Paul Arkwright attended the Investiture of King Willem-Alexander on 30 April 2013.

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It’s rare in life to be able to witness history in the making. I was fortunate to have been in Berlin when the Wall came down in 1989. And this week, I was one of the lucky 2,000 in the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam who witnessed the investiture of King Willem Alexander – the first King of the Netherlands for over a century.

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Published 2 May 2013