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Encyclopedia > Juan de Borbón, Count of Barcelona
Spanish Royalty
House of Bourbon

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HRH Infante Don Juan of Spain, Count of Barcelona, Juan Carlos Teresa Silvestre Alfonso de Borbón (June 20, 1913 - April 1, 1993), was the fourth son and designated heir of King Alfonso XIII of Spain, the monarch replaced by the Second Spanish Republic, and father of King Juan Carlos, under whom a constitutional monarchy would be restored. This article or section should include material from France: Wars of Religion - Bourbon Dynasty. ... This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... King Philip V of Spain (1683-1746) was king of Spain from 1700 to 1746, the first of the Bourbon dynasty in Spain. ... King Louis of Spain ( August 25, 1707 - August 31, 1724) ruled less than one year between the time his father Philip V abdicated in his favor, and his death from smallpox, both in 1724. ... 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HRH Infanta Doña Pilar de Borbón (María del Pilar Alfonsa Juana Victoria Luisa Ignacia de Todos los Santos de Borbón de Gomez-Acebo), Duchess of Badajoz, (born July 30, 1936) is the oldest daughter of Juan de Borbon, Count of Barcelona and Maria Mercedes Borbón... King Juan Carlos I His Majesty King Juan Carlos I (Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón), styled HM The King (born January 5, 1938), is the reigning King of Spain. ... King Juan Carlos I His Majesty King Juan Carlos I (Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón), styled HM The King (born January 5, 1938), is the reigning King of Spain. ... Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo (Elena María Isabel Dominica de los Silos de Borbón y Grecia), styled HRH The Infanta Elena (born December 20, 1963), is the eldest daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía, and second in the line of succession to... Her Royal Highness, The Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca (Cristina Federica Victoria Antonia de la Santísima Trinidad de Borbón y Grecia), styled HRH The Infanta Cristina (born June 13, 1965), is the youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía. ... HRH The Prince of Asturias His Royal Highness The Infante Felipe, Prince of Asturias (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso y de la Santísima Trinidad y de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Grecia), styled HRH The Prince of Asturias (born January 30, 1968), is the third child of King... The Kingdom of Spain or Spain (Spanish and Galician: Reino de España or España; Catalan: Regne dEspanya; Basque: Espainiako Erresuma) is a country located in the southwest of Europe. ... Barcelona within Barcelonès Population ( 2003) 1,582,738 Area 1004 Km2 Population density ( 2001) 15,764/Km2 Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia, an autonomous region in northeastern Spain (41º 23 N, 2º 11 E). ... 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Juan was born at the Palace of San Ildefonso.


On October 12, 1935, in Rome, he married Maria Mercedes Borbón y Orleans (also known as Doña María de las Mercedes de Borbón y Orleans or as HRH Princess Maria de las Mercedes Cristina Genara Isabel Luisa Carolina Victoria of Bourbon Two-Sicilies). October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Location within Italy The Roman Colosseum Rome (Italian and Latin: Roma) is the capital city of Italy and of its Latium region. ...


They had four children:

  1. HRH Infanta Doña Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz (María del Pilar Alfonsa Juana Victoria Luísa Ignacia de Todos los Santos), born 1936
  2. HM Don Juan Carlos I, King of Spain (Juan Carlos Alfonso Victor María), born 1938
  3. HRH Infanta Doña Margarita, Duchess of Soria, 2nd Duchess of Hernani (Margarita María de la Victoria Esperanza Jacoba Felicidad Perpetua de Todos los Santos), born 1939
  4. HRH Infante Don Alfonso of Spain (Alfonso Cristino Teresa Angelo Francisco de Asis y Todos los Santos), 1941-1956

After living in Rome, he moved his residence to Estoril, Portugal. HRH Infanta Doña Pilar de Borbón (María del Pilar Alfonsa Juana Victoria Luisa Ignacia de Todos los Santos de Borbón de Gomez-Acebo), Duchess of Badajoz, (born July 30, 1936) is the oldest daughter of Juan de Borbon, Count of Barcelona and Maria Mercedes Borbón... Badajoz, the capital of the Spanish province of Badajoz in the autonomous community of Extremadura, is situated close to the Portuguese frontier, on the left bank of the river Guadiana, and the Madrid-Lisbon railway. ... King Juan Carlos I His Majesty King Juan Carlos I (Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón), styled HM The King (born January 5, 1938), is the reigning King of Spain. ... Soria is a city in north-central Spain, the capital of the province of Soria in the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. ... Hernani can mean several things: Hernani is a locality in Eastern Samar, Philippines. ... The Estoril Coast is close to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. ... The Republic of Portugal (Portuguese: República Portuguesa) is a democratic republic located on the west and southwest parts of the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, the westernmost country in continental Europe. ...


He was fond of the sea and joined the Naval School at San Fernando, Cádiz and had tattoos of a marine theme from his time in the British Royal Navy. This article is about the tattoo, a design in ink or some other pigment, usually decorative or symbolic, placed permanently under the skin. ... Royal Navy Ensign The Royal Navy is the navy of the United Kingdom. ...


To assert his claim to the throne, he used the title of Count of Barcelona, a sovereign title associated with the Spanish crown. The now-extinct title of Count of Barcelona was, through much of its history, merged with that of King of Aragon; see also List of Aragonese Monarchs. ...


When General Francisco Franco changed the form of government in Spain to a monarchy, he characterised it as a reinstitution. However, fearing that Don Juan would be too liberal and roll back the Falangist state, Franco passed over Don Juan, who would have been king if the monarchy had continued uninterrupted, in favour of his son, Juan Carlos, who Franco believed would be more likely to continue the Francoist state after his death. Juan Carlos surprised many by his support of democratising Spain. Francisco Franco, late in life Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco y Bahamonde Salgado Pardo de Andrade (December 4, 1892 - November 20, 1975), abbreviated Francisco Franco Bahamonde and sometimes known as Generalísimo Francisco Franco, was dictator of Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975. ... For related meanings see also Monarch (disambiguation) A monarchy, (from the Greek monos, one, and archein, to rule) is a form of government that has a monarch as Head of State. ...


The Count of Barcelona renounced his claim to the throne in 1977, forty-six years after Spain had been declared a republic, eight years after being deposed by Franco and two years after his son had become King Juan Carlos. In return, his son officially granted him the title of Count of Barcelona, which he had claimed for so long. For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...


He is buried at the Royal Crypt of the monastery of San Lorenzo del Escorial, near Madrid. The facade of the chapel, in the baroque style of Jesuit churches, is integrated with the palatial facade El Escorial is an immense palace, monastery, museum, and library complex located at San Lorenzo de El Escorial (also San Lorenzo del Escorial), a town 45 kilometres northwest of Madrid in the...


 
 

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