Royal Meme | ROYAL FACTS | [2/5]→ Queen Sofía, Europe’s best connected royal
Granddaughter of a King, daughter of a King, sister of a King, wife of a King, mother of a King and perhaps someday grandmother of a Queen, there’s no other living royal with her connections. Among her ancestors there are Kings of Greece, Kings of Denmark, Russian Emperors, German Emperors, British and Hanoverian Kings and of course, the Catholic Monarchs.
Palace of Miramar, 1953. A young King Juan Carlos with his younger brother, the Infante Alfonso, pose with their great-grandfather’s sister, the Infanta Eulalia. The Infanta, daughter of Isabel II (1830-1904) was the sister of Alfonso XII.
infanta sofia gets name dropped by her dad
Manuel Pertegaz Ibáñez (Olba, Teruel, 1917 – Barcelona, 30 August 2014), one of Spains renowned fashion designer and creator of Queen Letizia’s wedding gown, died with 96. A bio in English can be found here.
Manuel Pertegaz, Spain’s doyen couturier and designer of Queen Letizia’s wedding gown, has passed away. In the photos Queen Letizia’s wedding gown and a vague drawing he made of the dress days before the wedding for a journalist.
The Infanta Elena competes at a National Horse Show in Cuenca. August 2014.
King Felipe studied Law and took some extra Economy classes. He also did a Master’s Degree on International Relations.
Queen Letizia studied Journalism and did a Master’s Degree in Audiovisual journalism. (She also started a PhD in Mexico but she never finished it)
Nothing, the new coins will be minted with Felipe’s likeness instead of his father’s but the old ones are still valid :)