This equestrian statue is perhaps the most beloved by the inhabitants of the city. It is dedicated to Queen Wilhelmina and appeared in the seventies of the last century. The Netherlands loves this queen because she did not obey the Germans and left the country after the Nazi occupation, creating a government in exile from where she broadcasted, supporting the Dutch spirit and the fighting spirit of the Dutch resistance. The fate of Wilhelmina Elena Paulina Maria was not easy. He was born to his father Wilhelm II when he was 63 years old from his second marriage. All three sons from their first marriage died. Having become the queen in ten years, she ruled fifty years. The First and Second World Wars and the loss by Holland of its most prosperous colony - Indonesia fell on her rule. Four years after returning to her homeland in 1952, she abdicated in favor of her only daughter Juliana, the other four children of Wilhelmina were born dead.
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