The Netherlands: Prince Watsisname

In the decade since The Netherlands' Crown Princess Beatrix, 27, attained nubility, Dutch reporters have trailed dozens of potential candidates for her hand. They traipsed along as usual when Beatrix flew off to ski at Gstaad in February. After all, a highly eligible bachelor, Rhenish Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, 30, was going to be there too. With him was a minor German diplomat, Claus von Amsberg, 38. "I do not understand," one puzzled newsman soon wired Amsterdam. "This Richard always skis alone, while Beatrix goes out and drinks in nightclubs with...

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