King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands

King of the Netherlands apologizes for country’s role in slavery on 150th anniversary of abolition

King of the Netherlands apologizes for country’s role in slavery on 150th anniversary of abolition

  • Research published last month showed that the king’s ancestors earned the modern-day equivalent of 545 million euros ($595 million) from slavery, including profits from shares that were effectively given to them as gifts
By AP ·