Maria Christina, Princess of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld, fourth daughter of Princess (later Queen) Juliana and Prince Bernhard, was born at Soestdijk Palace, Baarn, on 18 February 1947.
Princess Christina married Jorge Guillermo in Baarn on 28 June 1975. The marriage was blessed in Utrecht on the same day. They had three children: Bernardo (born in 1977), Nicolás (born in 1979) and Juliana (born in 1981). Princess Christina and Mr Guillermo were divorced on 25 April 1996.
Princess Christina is member of the Advisory Committee of the Princess Christina Competition Foundation.