Definition of Orange, House of in English:

Orange, House of

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  • The Dutch royal house, originally a princely dynasty of the principality centred on the town of Orange in the 16th century.

Members of the family held the position of stadtholder or magistrate from the mid 16th until the late 18th century. In 1689 William of Orange became King William III of Great Britain and Ireland and the son of the last stadtholder became King William I of the United Netherlands in 1815

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