Prince Bernhard has four children and was the father of Prince Beatrix. His private life had some controversies but still he is known as a charming character and was popular among the Dutch. He played a major role as a combat pilot and also after the post-World War II. He did an excellent job as a combat pilot. He was honored with the highest title in military for his bravery and showing skills in the war. He is known for his ability to fly both fighter planes and air planes. He was the first president of WWF and was its founder also. He was a great animal lover and wanted to prepare a reserve for them. He was also the co-founder of the Bilderberg group which has the function of organizing annual meets to discuss the concerned issues of North America and Europe. The other purpose of the group was to discuss globalization also.
In his childhood, he once suffered from a deadly disease. After recovering from the disease he made a serpentine tattoo. The tattoo is black and white animal tattoo. The tattoo symbolizes a serpentine encircling a matter. This tattoo is quite unique as the style is never seen sported by anyone in the world.