Photos: The Netherlands' new king

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands kisses her son, the now King Willem-Alexander as the now Queen Maxima looks on during a short address to the public after Queen Beatrix abdicated ahead of the investiture of Willem-Alexander on Tuesday, April 30, in Amsterdam, in this image provided by Netherlands Government Information Service.

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands kisses her son, the now King Willem-Alexander as the now Queen Maxima looks on during a short address to the public after Queen Beatrix abdicated ahead of the investiture of Willem-Alexander on Tuesday, April 30, in Amsterdam, in this image provided by Netherlands Government Information Service.