Felipe VI or Philip VI is King of Spain. He ascended the throne on 19 June 2014 upon the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos I. His mother is Queen Sofía, and he has two older 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 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 military rank of Captain General, and also plays the role of the supreme representation of Spain in international relations.
|Predecessor:||Juan Carlos I|
|Prime ministers:||Mariano Rajoy, Pedro Sánchez|
|Born:||January 30, 1968, Sanyres Loreto, Madrid, Spanish State|
|Issue:||Leonor, Princess of Asturias, Infanta Sofía of Spain|
|Father:||Juan Carlos I of Spain|
|Mother:||Sophia of Greece and Denmark|
|IMDb:||Felipe VI of Spain's IMDb|
About Felipe VI of Spain
Spanish royalty who succeeded his father as the King of Spain in June 2014. When he took the throne, he became the youngest monarch in all of Europe.
He attended high school in Ontario, Canada and earned his Law degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid.
He was Spain's flagbearer at the 1992 Olympic Games and was a member of the country's sailing team the same year.
He married Letizia Rocasolano in 2004. He has daughters named Leonor and Sofia.
His father, Juan Carlos I King of Spain, served from 1975 to 2014.
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