Felipe, Prince of Asturias

Felipe, Prince of Asturias

Born Jan 30, 1968

Infante Felipe, Prince of Asturias, is the third child and only son of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain. As heir apparent to the Spanish throne he bears the official titles of Prince of Asturias, Prince of Girona, Prince of Viana, Duke of Montblanc, Count of Cervera and Lord of Balaguer.… Read More

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1968 Birth Born on January 19, 1968.


1986 18 Years Old On 30 January 1986, at the age of 18, Felipe swore allegiance to the Constitution and to the King in the Spanish Parliament, fully accepting his institutional role as successor to the Crown. … Read More


1989 21 Years Old The bachelorhood of Felipe was an issue in the Spanish press for several years. His name was linked with several eligible women, but only two with any conviction: Spanish noblewoman Isabel Sartorius, around 1989 to 1991, daughter of Vicente Sartorius y Cabeza de Vaca who was not viewed favorably by the Royal Family due to her mother's cocaine addiction http://elpais.com/elpais/2012/02/15/gente/1329313384_551802.html and Norwegian model Eva Sannum, who had modeled underwear, something favored by neither the Spanish people nor the Royal Family. … Read More


2003 35 Years Old On 1 November 2003 the Prince's engagement to Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, an award-winning television journalist formerly with CNN, was proclaimed. Despite the fact she had been civilly married and then divorced, the public generally approved of Letizia since she represented the modern woman—independent, cultured, and accomplished in her profession. The couple married on the morning of 22 May 2004 in the Almudena Cathedral in Madrid, with members of several European royal families attending. Ortiz had previously been married to Alonso Guerrero, a teacher and author; they were divorced in 1999. … Read More
2004 36 Years Old After the 11 March 2004, Madrid bombings, Felipe, along with his sisters Elena and Cristina, became the first members of the Spanish royal family ever to take part in a public protest. … Read More
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