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Willem-Alexander and Máxima on royal wedding guest list

Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima are among the 1,900 people invited to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, announced the RVD.

The betrothed couple send out the invitations late last month for their wedding on April 29. There are about 1900 people welcome at the ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London.

Among are a thousand friends and relatives of the couple, fifty members of the British royal family and two hundred foreign royals. Also welcome are two hundred politicians, including Prime Minister Cameron.

After the public part of the day follows a private reception at Buckingham Palace for six hundred guests, followed by a dinner for three hundred.

1,900 people will attend the wedding ceremony, only 650 have also been invited to the formal reception at Buckingham Palace.

The celebrations will end with a smaller party for around 300 close friends of the happy couple.

It is not know if Willem-Alexander and Máxima will also be at the reception and dinner after the wedding.

The day after the wedding it is Queensday in the Netherlands and the two will be expected in the Limburg Weert and Thorn.

On the website everything can be found about the upcoming wedding, which will take place on April 29.

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