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Felipe VI
King of Spain (more)
Felipe de Borbón en Ecuador.jpg
The Prince of Asturias in 2013
Reign 19 June 2014-present
Predecessor Juan Carlos I of Spain
Heir apparent Leonor
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Born 30 January 1968 (1968-01-30) (age 51)
Madrid, Spain
Spouse Letizia, Princess of Asturias
(m. 2004)
Issue Leonor, Princess of Asturias
Infanta Sofía
Full name
Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Grecia
House House of Bourbon
Father Juan Carlos I of Spain
Mother Sophia of Greece and Denmark
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signature Felipe VI's signature

King Felipe VI' (Spanish pronunciation: [feˈlipe], baptised as Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia; born 30 January 1968) is the current King of Spain. He is the eldest son, of former King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía of Spain.

On 2 June 2014, King Juan Carlos I announced that he would abdicate in favour of Felipe. Felipe became king on 19 June 2014 at 0:00 CET and assumed the regnal name of Felipe VI.

Titles and styles

  • 30 January 1968 – 22 January 1977: His Royal Highness The Infante Felipe of Spain
  • 22 January 1977 – 18 June 2014: His Royal Highness The Prince of Asturias
    • in former Crown of Aragon territories: 22 January 1977 – 19 June 2014: His Royal Highness The Prince of Girona
    • 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 The King

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