sábado, 25 de abril de 2015

Eleanor of Spain. Princess of Asturias.

(Madrid, October 31, 2005) She is the current heir to the throne of Spain. She is the eldest daughter of the current kings of Spain.

She was born on October 31, 2005 at the Ruber International Clinic in Madrid, as eldest daughter of the then Prince of Asturias, Felipe de Borbon and Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano. She is called to be the fourth starter since Queen Isabel "the Catholic", but for now She is the princess of Asturias and is the learner as such.

She receives the honor of HRH, from the moment of her birth. Since the ascension to the throne of her father, June 19, 2014, She ranks first in line to the throne of Spain, ahead of her younger sister, the Infanta Sofía, aunts and cousins. Leonor is thus the first woman to hold the title of Princess of Asturias since 1904, the year of the death of Princess Maria de las Mercedes, sister of the late King Alphonse XIII.

The name of Eleanor was very common in the Spanish monarchy, especially in the Middle Ages when several princesses and queens consort of Castile received this name. In the Kingdom of Navarra, Eleanor of Trastamara held the title of Queen of Navarre, as Eleanor I, between January and February 1479.

From 2023, when she reaches the age of majority, she will swear the Spanish Constitution and receive her first military training with the Spanish Armed Forces.


From the moment of her birth, she held the dignity of Infanta of Spain, and from the abdication of his grandfather, she holds historical titles of the different kingdoms that formed the current Spain:

- Princess of Asturias, as heir to the Kingdom of Castile.
- Princess of Gerona, Duchess of Montblanc, Countess of Cervera and Lady of Balaguer, as heir to the Kingdom of Aragon.
- Princess of Viana, as heir to the kingdom of Navarre.

Its full title is: Her Royal Highness, Princess Eleanor of Asturias, Gerona and Viana, Duchess of Montblanc, Countess of Cervera and Lady of Balaguer.

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