Countess Eloise of Orange-Nassau

Countess Eloise of Oranje-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg (Eloise Beatrix Sophie Laurence; born 8 June 2002) is the first child and daughter of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands. She is a member of the Dutch royal family and currently fifth in the line of succession to the Dutch throne.[1]

Eloise van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg
Born (2002-06-08) 8 June 2002 (age 18)
HMC Bronovo, The Hague, Netherlands
TitleCountess of Orange-Nassau,
Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg


Countess Eloise was born in HMC Bronovo Hospital in The Hague. She lives with her parents, her brother and her sister in The Hague.

The christening of Countess Eloise took place in the chapel of Het Loo Palace in Apeldoorn on 15 December 2002. Her godparents are her paternal uncle Prince Friso, her father's first cousin Princess Carolina, Marchioness of Sala, the Crown Prince of Norway and Sophie van de Wow.

On 27 August 2020 a photo appeared in Dutch gossip magazine Weekend showing Eloise smoking a cigarette.[2]

Style, titles and namesEdit

By Royal Decree of 11 May 2001, nr. 227, it was determined that all children and male-line descendants of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands would bear the title of Count (Countess) of Orange-Nassau and the honorific Jonkheer (Jonkvrouwe) van Amsberg with the style of "His/Her Highborn Lord/Lady" and have the surname Van Oranje-Nassau van Amsberg.[3]

Upon the abdication of Queen Beatrix, which took place on 30 April 2013, the children of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien ceased to be members of the royal house, although they continue to be members of the royal family. [4]


  1. ^ Current line of succession Archived 25 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine – Official website of the Dutch Royal House
  2. ^ (in Dutch)
  3. ^ Titles of the children of HRH Prince Constantijn – Communiqué of the Netherlands Central Office of Information (in Dutch)
  4. ^ "Abdication information". Dutch Royal House. Archived from the original on 3 February 2013.
Countess Eloise of Orange-Nassau
Cadet branch of the House of Nassau
Born: 8 June 2002
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands
Line of succession to the Dutch throne
5th position
Succeeded by
Count Claus-Casimir of Orange-Nassau