Felipe VI of Spain

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Felipe VI of Spain
Felipe in January 2019
King of Spain
Reign 19 June 2014 – present
Enthronement 19 June 2014
Predecessor Juan Carlos I
Heir presumptive Leonor
Prime ministers Mariano Rajoy
Pedro Sánchez
Born (1968-01-30) 30 January 1968 (age 55)
Madrid, Spain
Spouse Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano (m 22 May 2004)
Issue Leonor, Princess of Asturias
Infanta Sofía
Full name
Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Grecia
House Bourbons of Spain
Father Juan Carlos I of Spain
Mother Sophia of Greece and Denmark

Felipe VI of Spain (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Grecia; born 30 January 1968) is King of Spain. He is the son of former King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía, and has two elder sisters, Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, and Infanta Cristina. In 2004, Felipe married TV news journalist Letizia Ortiz with whom he has two daughters, Leonor (his heir presumptive) and Sofía. In accordance with the Spanish Constitution, as monarch, he is head of state and commander-in-chief of the Spanish Armed Forces with the military rank of Captain General.


  1. Leonor, Princess of Asturias (born 31 October 2005) hier to the Spanish throne.
  2. Infanta Sofía of Spain born 29 April 2007) second in line to the Spanish throne.

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 30 January 1968 – 22 January 1977 His Royal Highness The Infante Felipe of Spain.
  • 22 January 1977 – 19 June 2014 His Royal Highness The Prince of Asturias.
  • 19 June 2014 – present His Majesty The King.

Felipe VI of Spain
Cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty
Born: 30 January 1968
Regnal titles
Preceded by King of Spain
Heir presumptive:
Leonor, Princess of Asturias
Spanish royalty
Title last held by
Alfonso, Prince of Asturias
Prince of Asturias
Prince of Viana

Succeeded by
Title last held by
Charles of Austria
Prince of Girona, Duke of Montblanc,
Count of Cervera, Lord of Balaguer

Preceded by Flagbearer for  Spain
Succeeded by

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