Joseph B.M. Streppel Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau

The Hague, April 25, 2006

Her Majesty The Queen of The Netherlands has bestowed upon Mr. Joseph B.M. Streppel, member of Aegon N.V.'s Executive Board, the royal honor of Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau.

The 'decoration of honor' was presented to Mr. Streppel today by the Mayor of The Hague, Mr. W.J. Deetman, at Aegon's headquarters after the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.