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Profile: Spain´s Crown Prince Felipe
BBC News, by Staff

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 6/2/2014 8:42:02 AM

Crown Prince Felipe, 45, has assumed the king´s duties on many occasions in recent years, as health problems have taken their toll on Juan Carlos. Felipe is Prince of Asturias and every year he bestows the prestigious Asturias awards on outstanding achievers in the arts and sciences. He is the monarch´s only son, and has two elder sisters. In 2004 he married a star TV presenter, Letizia, and they have two daughters - Leonor and Sofia. Since 1996 Felipe has represented Spain at the swearing-in ceremonies for presidents in Latin America.

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And his wife is the gorgeous Letizia, who will now be queen.

We remember her from Moochelle´s lunch with the royal family on Mallorca. Mooch went dressed as a housemaid. Letizia is on the far right:

https://fadedblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/spain-obama.jpg?w=876&h=758

      


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Crown Prince Felipe, 45, has assumed the king´s duties on many occasions in recent years, as health problems have taken their toll on Juan Carlos. Felipe is Prince of Asturias and every year he bestows the prestigious Asturias awards on outstanding achievers in the arts and sciences. He is the monarch´s only son, and has two elder sisters. In 2004 he married a star TV presenter, Letizia, and they have two daughters - Leonor and Sofia. Since 1996 Felipe has represented Spain at the swearing-in ceremonies for presidents in Latin America.

   

 

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