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10 European countries where royal families rule

CBC News Last Updated: April 30, 2013

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands becomes Europe's youngest hereditary monarch

With his coronation in April 2013, Dutch King Willem-Alexander joins an elite European club made up of former Olympians, beloved artists and the super-wealthy.

The kings, queens, princes and dukes in these countries play largely ceremonial roles in their democracies. (Tiny Liechtenstein, where the Prince has effective veto power, is a notable exception.)

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