Felipe VI, The King of Spain Biography and Replies

Born Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso on 30th January 1968 at Our Lady of Loreto Nursing Home in Madrid, Spain to Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Asturias

He was baptised on 8th February 1968 at the Palace of Zarzuela by the Archbishop of Madrid, Casimiro Morcillo. His godparents were His Royal Highness Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and his paternal great-grandmother, Her Majesty Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain.

Felipe became The King of Spain on 18th June 2014 upon the abdication of His Father King Juan Carlos I of Spain.

Parents

King Juan Carlos I of Spain

Queen Sofia of Spain

Siblings

Infanta Elena of Spain, Duchess of Lugo born 20th December 1963 at Our Lady of Loreto Nursing Home in Madrid

Infanta Cristina of Spain born 13th June 1965 at Our Lady of Loreto Nursing Home in Madrid

Education

He attended school at Santa María de los Rosales. Madrid, Spain

He attended high school at Lakefield College School in Ontario, Canada.

He studied at the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he graduated with a degree in Law; he also completed several courses in Economics.

He attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. He graduated with a Master of Science in Foreign Service degree.

Engagement

His engagement to Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano was announced on 1st November 2003.

Wedding

The couple married on 22nd May 2004 at the Cathedral Santa María la Real de la Almudena, Madrid. The ceremony was officiated by Antonio María Rouco Varela, The Archbishop of Madrid. They have two children.

Children

Leonor, Princess of Asturias born (Leonor de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz) on 31st October 2005 in the Ruber International Hospital in Madrid.

Infanta Sofía of Spain born (Sofía de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz) on 29th April 2007 in the Ruber International Hospital in Madrid.

Tttle

30th January 1968 – 22nd January 1977: His Royal Highness The Infante Felipe of Spain

22 January 1977 – 19 June 2014: His Royal Highness The Prince of Asturias

  1. in former Crown of Aragon territories: 22 January 1977 – 19 June 2014: His Royal Highness The Prince of Girona
  2. in former Kingdom of Navarre territories: 22 January 1977 – 19 June 2014: His Royal Highness The Prince of Viana

19 June 2014 – present: His Majesty Felipe VI, The King of Spain

Line of Succession

Felipe VI, The King of Spain

  1. Leonor, Princess of Asturias
  2. Infant Sofía of Spain
  3. Infanta Elena of Spain, Duchess of Lugo
  4.  Felipe de Marichalar y Borbón
  5. Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón
  6. Infanta Cristina of Spain
  7. Juan Urdangarín y de Borbón
  8. Juan Urdangarín y de Borbón
  9. Miguel Urdangarín y de Borbón
  10. Irene Urdangarín y de Borbón

Replies

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Christmas (2011)

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Christmas (2016)

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Christmas (2017)

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Christmas (2018)

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Christmas (2019)

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Passing of Infanta Pilar (2020)

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