Queen Maxima and husband Willem-Alexander join Emperor Akhito and Empress Michako | Daily Mail Online

Queen Maxima and husband Willem-Alexander join Emperor Akhito and Empress Michako | Daily Mail Online

Maxima soon embraced Dutch culture and moved to the Netherlands, making learning the language a top priority. TDespite having dual Argentine and Dutch citizenship, the royal explained she would not be losing her native  identity. Speaking in an interview, she said: "I am Latin and I will continue being Latin. I dance, I sing and I will keep on dancing and singing." When asked if Willem-Alexander joined in the fun, she replied: "I keep trying to push him. His hips are a little rigid."

Happy birthday Queen Maxima: ten facts about the royal

Maxima soon embraced Dutch culture and moved to the Netherlands, making learning the language a top priority. TDespite having dual Argentine and Dutch citizenship, the royal explained she would not be losing her native identity. Speaking in an interview, she said: "I am Latin and I will continue being Latin. I dance, I sing and I will keep on dancing and singing." When asked if Willem-Alexander joined in the fun, she replied: "I keep trying to push him. His hips are a little rigid."

After arriving at Parliament's Knights' Hall, which was built in the 13th century, King Willem-Alexander delivered a speech written by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte

Queen Maxima is glamorous at Prince's Day

After arriving at Parliament's Knights' Hall, which was built in the 13th century, King Willem-Alexander delivered a speech written by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands pose for new official photographs - summer 2013

The Dutch royal family release official summer photographs

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands pose for new official photographs - summer 2013

Dutch Queen Maxima, Prince Albert of Monaco, Dutch King Willem Alexander and Queen Beatrice, 2014

Dutch Queen Maxima, Prince Albert of Monaco, Dutch King Willem Alexander and Queen Beatrice, 2014

MyRoyals:  State Visit to Canada, St. John's Newfoundland, May 27, 2015-King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima began a three-day visit to the nation; the Dutch royal family has a particularly close connection to Canada as Willem-Alexander's grandmother, mother, and aunts spent World War II there in exile and Princess Margriet was born there in 1942.

MyRoyals: State Visit to Canada, St. John's Newfoundland, May 27, 2015-King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima began a three-day visit to the nation; the Dutch royal family has a particularly close connection to Canada as Willem-Alexander's grandmother, mother, and aunts spent World War II there in exile and Princess Margriet was born there in 1942.

In the evening, the King and the Queen thanked the Governor General and Mrs. Johnston for their hospitality by hosting a concert of the Holland Baroque, at the museum of history.

In the evening, the King and the Queen thanked the Governor General and Mrs. Johnston for their hospitality by hosting a concert of the Holland Baroque, at the museum of history.

Ceremony: The two couples then took part in an official welcome ceremony which saw both flags raised

Queen Maxima is pretty in patriotic orange in Japan

Ceremony: The two couples then took part in an official welcome ceremony which saw both flags raised

On their May 2015 State Visit to Canada, King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima presented the city of Torono with 7 'Tulpi' chairs, which resemble the Netherlands' official flower, the tulip. Here Queen Maxima is shown sitting in one that is pulled down to make a seat.

On their May 2015 State Visit to Canada, King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima presented the city of Torono with 7 'Tulpi' chairs, which resemble the Netherlands' official flower, the tulip. Here Queen Maxima is shown sitting in one that is pulled down to make a seat.

Big welcome: The Dutch royals were greeted by Emperor Akhito and Empress Michiko at the Im...

Big welcome: The Dutch royals were greeted by Emperor Akhito and Empress Michiko at the Im...

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