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Encyclopedia > Letizia, Princess of Asturias
Letizia, Princess of Asturias
Born September 15, 1972 (1972-09-15) (age 35)
Oviedo, Spain
Other names Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano
Title Princess of Asturias
Religious stance Catholic
Spouse Alonso Guerrero y Pérez (1998-1999)
Felipe, Prince of Asturias (2004-)
Children Infanta Leonor; Infanta Sofía
Relatives Jesús Ortiz Álvarez and Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez

Letizia, Princess of Asturias (née Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano; September 15, 1972, Oviedo, Spain) is the wife of Felipe, the Prince of Asturias, who is heir apparent to the Spanish throne. She is styled HRH The Princess of Asturias. is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... HRH The Prince of Asturias The title Prince of Asturias is given to the heir apparent to the Spanish throne, and the earlier kingdom of León. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Asturias. ... HRH The Princess of Asturias Her Royal Highness The Princess of Asturias, (née Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano), born September 15, 1972), is the wife of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, the heir apparent to the Spanish throne. ... Don Felipe, Prince of Asturias (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia) born January 30, 1968), is the third child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain. ... The Infanta Leonor of Spain (Leonor de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz), in English: Eleanor of All The Saints of Bourbon and Ortiz, born October 31, 2005, in Madrid, is the first child of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, and his wife Letizia, Princess of Asturias, and thus... The Infanta Sofía of Spain (), in English: Sophie of All the Saints of Bourbon and Ortiz, born 29 April 2007, in Madrid, is the second child of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, and his wife Letizia, Princess of Asturias. ... The French word née (feminine) or né (masculine) (or the English word nee) is still commonly used in some newspapers when mentioning the maiden name of a woman in engagement or wedding announcements. ... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Capital Oviedo Area  - total  - % of Asturias Ranked 21st 184. ... Don Felipe, Prince of Asturias (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia) born January 30, 1968), is the third child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain. ... HRH The Prince of Asturias The title Prince of Asturias is given to the heir apparent to the Spanish throne, and the earlier kingdom of León. ... Contrasting with heir presumptive, an heir apparent is one who cannot be prevented from inheriting by the birth of any other person. ...

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Family

Letizia is the eldest daughter of Jesús Ortiz Álvarez, a journalist, and Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez, (born April 15, 1952) a registered nurse and also a hospital union representative[1]. Her parents divorced in 1999 and her father remarried fellow journalist Ana Togores [2]. Letizia's paternal grandmother, Menchu Álvarez del Valle, was a well known radio broadcaster in Asturias for over 40 years. is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Letizia has two sisters:

  • Telma Ortiz Rocasolano, (born October 25, 1973) an economist who works for Médicos Sin Fronteras.[3]
  • Érika Ortiz Rocasolano, (April 9, 1975 - February 6, 2007) had a Fine Arts degree and worked as a literary agent. On 7 February 2007, she was found dead in her apartment in Madrid. In recent months, she had taken a leave of absence from work due to severe depression. Her premature death was probably due to an intentional prescription drug overdose. She is survived by her young daughter, Carla.[4]

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Education and career

Spanish Royal Family

Letizia attended school at the La Gesta school in Oviedo, before her family moved to Madrid, where she attended high school at the Ramiro de Maeztu high school.[5]. She completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism at the Complutense University of Madrid, as well as a Master’s Degree in Audiovisual Journalism at the Institute for Studies in Audiovisual Journalism. [6]. The Royal Family of the Kingdom of Spain consists of the direct descendants of the current king, Juan Carlos. ... Image File history File links Escudo_JC-I.png Sumario Escudo de armas de Juan Carlos I Licencia From http://vector-images. ... Juan Carlos I (baptized as Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias; born January 5, 1938, Rome, Italy) is the reigning King of Spain. ... Queen Sofia of Spain Queen Sofía (Sophia Margarita Victoria Frederika), born Princess Sofia of Greece and Denmark is the Queen Consort of King Juan Carlos I of Spain. ... Don Felipe, Prince of Asturias (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia) born January 30, 1968), is the third child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain. ... The Infanta Leonor of Spain (Leonor de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz), in English: Eleanor of All The Saints of Bourbon and Ortiz, born October 31, 2005, in Madrid, is the first child of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, and his wife Letizia, Princess of Asturias, and thus... The Infanta Sofía of Spain (), in English: Sophie of All the Saints of Bourbon and Ortiz, born 29 April 2007, in Madrid, is the second child of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, and his wife Letizia, Princess of Asturias. ... Elena of Spain The Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo (Elena María Isabel Dominica de los Silos de Borbón y de Grecia de Marichalar); born December 20, 1963, in Madrid), is the eldest daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía, and third in the line of succession... Don Jaime de Marichalar y Sáenz de Tejada (born in Pamplona on July 4, 1963) is the husband of the Infanta Elena of Spain, Duchess of Lugo, the eldest daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain. ... Don Felipe Juan Froilán de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón (born July 17, 1998), is the eldest son of HRH The Infanta Elena and Jaime de Marichalar, Duke of Lugo, and fourth in the Line of succession to the Spanish Throne, after his mother. ... Doña Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón (born September 9, 2000), is the daughter of HRH The Infanta Elena and Jaime de Marichalar, Duke of Lugo, and fifth in the line of succession to the Spanish Throne, after her uncle Felipe, Prince of... The Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca (Cristina Federica Victoria Antonia de la Santísima Trinidad de Borbón y de Grecia), born June 13, 1965), is the younger daughter of King Juan Carlos of Spain and Queen Sofía. ... Iñaki Urdangarin Liebaert (born January 15, 1968) is the husband of the Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca, the youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain. ... Juan Valentín de Todos los Santos Urdangarín y de Borbón (born September 29, 1999 in Barcelona) is the eldest son of HRH the Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarin, and seventh in the Line of succession to the Spanish Throne, after his mother. ... Pablo Nicolás Sebastián de Todos los Santos Urdangarín y de Borbón (born December 6, 2000 in Barcelona, Spain) is the second son of HRH The Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarin, and eighth in the line of succession to the Spanish Throne, after his mother. ... Miguel de Todos los Santos Urdangarín y de Borbón (born April 30, 2002 in Barcelona), is the second son of HRH The Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarín, and nineth in the Line of succession to the Spanish Throne, after his mother. ... Irene Urdangarín y de Borbón (b. ... The Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz (Doña María del Pilar Alfonsa Juana Victoria Luisa Ignacia de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias) (born July 30, 1936) is the elder daughter of H.R.H. Don Juan de Borbon, Count of Barcelona... The Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Hernani and Soria (Doña Margarita María de la Victoria Esperanza Jacoba Felicidad Perpetua de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias) (born March 6, 1939), is the youngest daughter of Juan de Borbón, Count of Barcelona and Maria... Infante Don Carlos of Spain, Prince of the Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria (Carlos Maria Alfonso Marcel de Borbon-Dos Sicilias y de Borbon-Parma) (born January 16, 1938 in Lausanne) is the son of Don Alfonso of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria (1901-1964) and Princess Alice of... This article is about the Spanish capital. ... Journalism is a discipline of gathering, writing and reporting news, and broadly it includes the process of editing and presenting the news articles. ... UCM redirects here. ...


During her studies, Letizia worked for the Asturian daily newspaper La Nueva España and later for the newspaper ABC and the news agency EFE[5] [6]. After completing her studies, she spent some time in Guadalajara, Mexico, working at the newspaper Siglo XXI. After returning to Spain, she worked for the Spanish version of the economic channel Bloomberg before moving to the news network CNN+.[6] Diario ABC S.L is a Spanish newspaper that was founded in Madrid on January 1, 1903. ... EFE is a Spanish news agency created in 1939 by Ramón Serrano Súñer and Manuel Aznar Zubigaray while the former was Spains minister of the press and propaganda. ... Coordinates: , Country State Foundation 1542 Government  - Mayor Alfonso Petersen Farah ( PAN) Area  - City 187. ... Bloomberg Television are cable television networks around the world that broadcast business and financial news 24 hours a day. ... CNN+ (CNN Plus) is a Spanish 24-hour television news channel launched in 1999 by Sogecable and Turner Broadcasting. ...


In 2000, she moved to and TVE, where she started working for the news channel 24 Horas. In 2002, she anchored the weekly news report program Informe Semanal and later the daily morning news program Telediario Matinal on the TVE [5] [6]. In August 2003, a few months before her engagement to Felipe, Letizia was promoted to anchor of the TVE daily evening news program Telediario, the most viewed newscast in Spain. Current Televisión Española logo. ... Telediario (Tele-journal) is the brand for Spanish state broadcaster TVEs news programmes. ... Telediario (Tele-journal) is the brand for Spanish state broadcaster TVEs news programmes. ...


In 2000 Letizia reported from Washington, D.C. on the presidential elections. In September 2001 she broadcast live from Ground Zero following the 9/11 attacks in New York and in 2003 she filed reports from Iraq following the war. In 2002 she sent several reports from Galicia in northern Spain following the ecological disaster when the oil tanker Prestige sank. For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... September 2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December Events September 4 - Google is awarded U.S. Patent 6,285,999, for the PageRank search algorithm used in the Google search engine September 5 - Perus attorney general files homicide charges against ex-President Alberto... Ground zero is the exact location on the ground where any explosion occurs. ... A sequential look at United Flight 175 crashing into the south tower of the World Trade Center The September 11, 2001 attacks (often referred to as 9/11—pronounced nine eleven or nine one one) consisted of a series of coordinated terrorist[1] suicide attacks upon the United States, predominantly... This article is about the state. ... This article is about the 2003 invasion of Iraq. ... Galicia (Spain) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Prestige was a oil tanker whose sinking in 2002 off the Spanish coast caused a huge oil spill. ...


First marriage

Letizia married Alonso Guerrero y Pérez, high-school literature teacher, on August 7, 1998, at Almendralejo, in Badajoz, after a 10-year courtship [7]. The marriage was dissolved by divorce in 1999. is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Almendralejo is a town in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. ... Badajoz is a province of western Spain, in the southern part of the autonomous community of Extremadura. ... This article is about the year. ...


Engagement and princely marriage

On 1 November 2003 to the surprise of many, the Royal Household announced Letizia's engagement to the Prince of Asturias[6]. Afterwards, she moved to live in a wing of the La Zarzuela Palace until the day of her wedding.[8] is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Palacio de la Zarzuela is a residence of the King of Spain. ...


The wedding took place on May 22, 2004 in the Cathedral Santa María la Real de la Almudena in Madrid. It was the first royal wedding in this cathedral, which was consecrated by the Pope in 1993. It had been nearly a century since the capital celebrated a royal wedding, as the present king and queen married in Athens, and the prince's sisters, Infanta Elena and Infanta Cristina, married in Seville and Barcelona respectively. is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Catedral de la Almudena Santa María la Real de La Almudena is the Catholic cathedral of Madrid, Spain. ... This article is about the Spanish capital. ... Official papal image of John Paul II. His Holiness Pope John Paul II, né Karol Józef Wojtyła (born May 18, 1920 in Wadowice, Poland), is the current Pope — the Bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church. ... This article is about the capital of Greece. ... Her Royal Highness, Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo (Elena María Isabel Dominica de los Silos de Borbón y de Grecia de Marichalar), styled HRH The Infanta Elena (born December 20, 1963, in Madrid), is the eldest daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía, and third in... Her Royal Highness, The Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca (Cristina Federica Victoria Antonia de la Santísima Trinidad de Borbón y de Grecia), styled HRH The Infanta Cristina (born June 13, 1965), is the younger daughter of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía. ... For other uses, see Seville (disambiguation). ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (City of Counts) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ...


As Letizia's previous marriage involved only a civil ceremony, the Roman Catholic Church regarded it as legally but not sacramentally valid and therefore did not require an annulment before her Catholic marriage to the Prince of Asturias. Catholic Church redirects here. ...


After the wedding, she moved with her new husband to his residence, a 3,150-square meter palace built within the La Zarzuela Palace grounds.[9]


Children

It was announced on May 8, 2005 that Letizia was pregnant and on October 31, 2005 at 1:46am at the Ruber Clinic in Madrid, she gave birth to a girl, Infanta Leonor, the first child for the couple, who was baptised on January 14, 2006. The godparents were the King and Queen of Spain. is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Infanta Leonor of Spain (Leonor de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz), in English: Eleanor of All The Saints of Bourbon and Ortiz, born October 31, 2005, in Madrid, is the first child of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, and his wife Letizia, Princess of Asturias, and thus... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


It may be likely the Spanish law of succession could be changed to introduce the fully equal primogeniture, meaning that the firstborn child of the monarch succeeds, regardless of gender, making Infanta Leonor second in line behind her father even if she has younger brothers, and would become a female heir apparent. Primogeniture is the common tradition of inheritance by the first-born of the entirety of a parents wealth, estate or office; or in the absence of children, by collateral relatives, in order of seniority of the collateral line. ... Contrasting with heir presumptive, an heir apparent is one who cannot be prevented from inheriting by the birth of any other person. ...


As for Infanta's future as a possible monarch, The Prince of Asturias was quoted in the Spanish Herald, when asked by a reporter if "a queen has [been] born," the prince answered, "For now a princess has born. But the logic of the times means that if the reform that the administration is planning takes place, she will be."


On September 25, 2006 the Royal House announced that the couple was expecting their second child in May 2007. [10] On November 27, 2006 it was announced that the second child the Princess was expecting was also a girl. On April 29, 2007, at 16:50h, her second daughter, Infanta Sofía, was born. is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... The Infanta Sofía of Spain (), in English: Sophie of All the Saints of Bourbon and Ortiz, born 29 April 2007, in Madrid, is the second child of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, and his wife Letizia, Princess of Asturias. ...


Titles, Styles, Honours & Arms

Titles and Styles

The personal coat of arms of HRH, Letizia the Princess of Asturias
  • Miss Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano (September 1972 - May 2004)
  • Her Royal Highness The Princess of Asturias (Since May 2004)

Her official title is "Her Royal Highness, Doña Letizia, the Princess of Asturias", Princess of Gerona, Princess of Viana, Duchess of Montblanc, Countess of Cervera and Lady of Balaguer. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Girona (Catalan: Girona, Spanish: Gerona, French: Gérone) is a city located in the northwest of Catalonia, Spain on the confluence of the rivers Ter and Onyar. ... Viana is a town located in the province of Navarra, in the autonomous community of Navarra, in the North of Spain. ... Location of Montblanc Montblanc is the capital of the Catalan comarca Conca de Barberà, in the Spanish province of Tarragona The medieval walled City of Montblanc is situated in the interior of the province of Tarragona, Catalonia. ... Location of Cervera Cervera is the capital of the comarca of Segarra, in the province of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain. ... Balaguer, in Noguera Demonym (In Catalan) balaguerí, balaguerina Population (2001) 13,359 Surface area 57. ...


Honours

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Arms

The coat of arms of Letizia impales her husband's main coat of arms to the dexter (viewer's left) except the label with her family arms -1st and 4th quarters, the arms of her father Jesus Ortiz Azure an eight points start Or a bordure chequy Gules and Argent; 2nd and 3rd quarters, the arms of her maternal grandfather Francisco Rocasolano Or a rose Gules barbed and seeded Vert- The whole differenced by the Prince of Asturias’s label of three points Azure; all surmounted by Prince of Asturias’s crown as heir-apparent (Crown's arches differenced as consort) and surrounded by the ribbon of the Order of Charles III. It was designed by Asturian Academy of Heraldry and Genealogy (Academia Asturiana de Heráldica y Genealogía). The Princess's coat of arms has no official status, it is for heraldic (personal) use. In Spain only the coats of arms of the King and the Prince of Asturias are official.[11] A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... Banner of the arms of Cardinal Wolsey as Archbishop of York, impaling his personal arms (right) with the arms of his office as Archbishop of York (left) This article is about the heraldic technique. ... Coat of Arms of the Prince of Asturias The Blazon of Coat of arms of the Prince of Asturias appears in Royal Decree 284 of 16th March, 2001, whereby His Guidon and His Standard are created. ... A plain label of three points Azure of the Prince of Asturiass Coat of Arms In heraldry, a label is a charge closely resembling the strap with pendants which, from the saddle, crossed the horses chest. ... A crown is a symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a god, for whom the crown is traditionally one of the symbols of power and legitimacy (See Regalia for a broader treatment). ... Crown of Louis XV It has eight half-arches. ... Carlos III, wearing the Golden Fleece and the French Order of the Holy Spirit, prior to the Orders creation. ... The Coat of Arms of the King of Spain The blazoning of the Coat of arms of the King appears in Title II, Rule 1, of Spanish Royal Decree 1511 of 21st January, 1977, whereby the Rules for Flags, Standards, Guidons, Banners and Badges are adopted. ... Coat of Arms of the Prince of Asturias The Blazon of Coat of arms of the Prince of Asturias appears in Royal Decree 284 of 16th March, 2001, whereby His Guidon and His Standard are created. ...


Role as Princess of Asturias

Letizia joined from the beginning the duties of her husband Felipe, Princess of Asturias, and travelled extensively through Spain in representation of the King. They also represented Spain in other countries: the Princess has travelled along with the Prince to Jordan, Mexico, Hungary, Dominican Republic, Panama, the USA, Serbia, Brazil, Uruguay, Sweden, Japan, China and Portugal. She also greeted along other members of the family international dignitaries. Letizia also attended foreign royalty gatherings in Luxembourg and The Netherlands, for the Silver wedding anniversary of the Grand Dukes of Luxembourg and the 40th birthday celebrations of Prince Willem-Alexander of Orange in the Netherlands. Prince Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange, (Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand Prins van Oranje, Prins der Nederlanden, Prins van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg, born April 27, 1967) is the eldest son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and is the heir apparent to the Dutch throne, with the style...


Her solo agenda was announced in 2006, shortly after the announcement of her second pregnancy. Letizia has performed a couple of audiences and her work will focus on social issues such as children rights, culture and education.


Trivia

In 2006, Letizia received some unfortunate attention over a "wardrobe malfunction" (a gust of wind blew her skirt up while greeting a crowd atop the Juan Luis Galiardo Theater). The embarrassing moment was widely circulated through European news outlets as well as the blogosphere, and according to Google, caused a significant increase in internet searches for "Letizia". [12]. Wardrobe malfunction is an euphemism used to describe the accidental exposure of an intimate part or parts of the body due to a defect in an article or articles of clothing. ... Blogosphere is a collective term encompassing all blogs and their interconnections. ... This article is about the corporation. ...


She is also interested in leisure activities such as the cinema, the theatre, literature and sports such as ski, sailing (since her wedding to the Prince) and hunting. This last activity was reported by some Spanish journalists with credible evidences, although no presential or official information is known.

Styles of
Letizia, Princess of Asturias
Reference style Her Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Ma'am

Letizia has been a loyal supporter of Spanish fashion. Her daytime wardrobe is mainly designed by Miguel Palacio, Adolfo Dominguez or Felipe Varela, while her evening gowns have been designed by Lorenzo Caprile, mostly. Her wedding dress was designed by veteran Spanish designer Manuel Pertegaz. She also wears accessories from Loewe (bags) or Yves Saint Laurent or Manolo Blahnik, Pura Lopez or Sara Navarro (shoes). Among international brands, she prefers Armani (her suit in the engagement was from this label), Gucci or Jimmy Choo. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A style of office, or honorific, is a form of address which by tradition or law precedes a reference to a person who holds a title or post, or to the political office itself. ... HRH is an abbreviation for the style His Royal Highness or Her Royal Highness. ...


References

  1. ^ DiariodeNavarra.es - Paloma Rocasolano, enlace sindical
  2. ^ DiariodeNavarra.es - Jesús Ortiz, el discreto consuegro del Rey
  3. ^ DiariodeNavarra.es - Telma Ortiz Rocasolano
  4. ^ ElMundo.es - La pareja de Erika Ortiz encontró su cadáver en la casa y avisó por teléfono a la policía
  5. ^ a b c - El traslado de su familia a Madrid marcó la dirección de su vida
  6. ^ a b c d e The Royal Household of His Majesty the King - Her Royal Highness the Princess of Asturias
  7. ^ DiariodeNavarra.es - Prefiere los pantalones a la falda
  8. ^ elmundo.es |Boda Real - Palacio de la Zarzuela
  9. ^ elmundo.es |Boda Real - Su casa
  10. ^ Anuncio del próximo nacimiento del segundo hijo de SS.AA.RR. los Príncipes de Asturias
  11. ^ lne.es |Coat of arms of the Princess Letizia's desciption. (In Spanish)
  12. ^ Google search trends - Letizia

See also

The Prince of Asturias Awards (Spanish: Premios Príncipe de Asturias, Asturian: Premios Príncipe dAsturies) is a series of annual prizes given in Spain by the Fundación Príncipe de Asturias to individuals, entities, organizations or others from around the world who make notable achievements in the... Spain uses the same system of (male-preference) primogeniture as the United Kingdom. ...

External links

  • Official website of the Spanish Monarchy

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Letizia, Princess of Asturias - Definition, explanation (566 words)
Her Royal Highness The Princess of Asturias, (Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano), born September 15, 1972), is the wife of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, the heir apparent to the Spanish throne.
She was born in Oviedo, the capital of Asturias province, and is the eldest of three daughters.
The marriage was dissolved by divorce in 2002.
Letizia, Princess of Asturias - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (748 words)
Princess Letizia of Spain (born Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, on September 15, 1972 in Oviedo, Spain) is the wife of Prince Felipe, Prince of Asturias, the heir apparent to the Spanish throne.
Letizia is the eldest daughter of Jesús Ortiz Álvarez, a journalist and Paloma Rocasolano, who is employed as a hospital workers' union leader.
The marriage was dissolved by divorce in 2000.
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