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Person - Felipe VI (1968-, rey de España)

Felipe VI (1968-, rey de España)




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King of Spain. Born in Madrid on 30 January 1968. He is the third son of Juan Carlos I, King of Spain, and Sofia of Greece and Denmark.

On 30 January 1986, when he was eighteen, he took the oath in front of the Cortes Generales in order to be loyal to the King, to carry out his functions faithfully, to observe and enforce the Constitution and the Laws, and to respect the rights of the citizens and of the Autonomous Communities, assuming the fullness of his institutional role as successor to the Crown.

On May 22, 2004 she married Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano in the cathedral of Santa María la Real de la Almudena in Madrid. They have two daughters: Leonor, born on October 31, 2005 and current Princess of Asturias, and Sofia born on April 29, 2007 and Infanta of Spain.

He was pronounced King under the name of Felipe VI in fron of the Cortes Generales on 19 June 2014, after the abdication of his father and in accordance with Ley Orgánica 3/2014, which makes effective the abdication of the Crown, solemnly sanctioned the day before by his predecessor in the Royal Palace of Madrid.


King of Spain: 2014-

Internal Structure-Genealogy:

Hijo de Juan Carlos I, rey de España, y de Sofía de Grecia.


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1968-01-30


BERNECKER, W; COLLADO SEIDEL, C y HOSER, P., Los reyes de España: dieciocho retratos históricos desde los Reyes Católicos hasta la actualidad.- Madrid, 2005, p. 295.

FERRERA CUESTA, Carlos., Diccionario de historia de España.- Madrid, Alianza Editorial, 2005.

MENÉNDEZ MENÉNDEZ, Aurelio., "Nuestra Monarquía Constitucional: de Juan Carlos I a Felipe VI" en Actualidad jurídica Uría Menéndez, Nº. 37, 2014, p. 19-20.

ALONSO PALENZUELA, Ana., "Una nueva página en la historia de España: el reinado de Felipe VI" en Revista Internacional de Protocolo: Ceremonial, Etiqueta, Heráldica, Nobiliaria y Vexilogía, Nº. 71, 2014, p. 42-43.

S.A., "De príncipe a rey; de rey a ciudadano" en Razón y fe: Revista hispanoamericana de cultura, Tomo 270, Nº 1389-1390, 2014, p. 5-11.

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Family relationships :

Ortiz Rocasolano, Letizia (1972-, reina consorte de España)  - Marriage (He/She is married to)

Borbón Grecia, Cristina de (1965-, infanta de España)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Borbón Grecia, Elena de (1963-, infanta de España)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Borbón, Margarita de (1939-, infanta de España)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Zurita, Carlos (1943-)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Grecia, Sofía de (1938-, reina consorte de España)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Juan Carlos I (1938-, rey de España)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Borbón Ortiz, Leonor (2005-, princesa de Asturias)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

Borbón Ortiz, Sofía (2007-, infanta de España)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

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King of Spain  ( Ocupa /Ejerce de_en )

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Casa Real

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Biblioteca Nacional de Espa¿a


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