Queen Sofía of Spain facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSophia of Greece and Denmark
The Queen in 2009
|Queen consort of Spain|
|Tenure||22 November 1975 – 19 June 2014|
|Anointing||27 November 1975|
|Born||2 November 1938
Tatoi Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece
Juan Carlos I of Spain (m. 1962)
|Father||Paul of Greece|
|Mother||Frederica of Hanover|
prev. Greek Orthodox
Sophia of Greece and Denmark (Greek: Σοφία, Spanish: Sofía; born 2 November 1938) is a member of the Spanish royal family who was Queen of Spain during the reign of her husband, King Juan Carlos I, from 1975 to 2014.
She became queen upon her husband's accession in 1975. On 19 June 2014, Juan Carlos abdicated in favor of their son Felipe VI.
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