HAPPY 10TH BIRTHDAY TO INFANTA SOFÍA OF SPAIN! Sofía de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz was born on April 29, 2007 in Madrid, Spain to King Felipe VI and to Queen Letizia of Spain (then Prince and Princess of Asturias). She was the second child of the couple who already had a daughter, Princess Leonor (then Infanta of Spain). Sofía was christened on July 15, 2007 at Palacio de La Zarzuela and her godparents were Paloma Rocasolano, her maternal grandmother, and Konstantin-Assen the Prince of Vidin and Duke of Saxony. She started to attend the Escuela Infantil Guardia Real in 2009 and in 2010 she was transferred to Colegio Santa María de los Rosales where she is currently attending third grade. Infanta Sofía occupies the second place of the Line of Succession to the Spanish Throne.
King Felipe & Queen Letizia of Spain preside over a meeting a the Princess of Asturias Foundation. Their Majesties will run the Foundation in their daughter Princess Leonor’s stead until she is of age. June 16, 2017
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Abdication:Three year anniversary.
King Juan Carlos I of Spain signed the Abdication Law on June 18, 2014 at the Royal Palace of Madrid [Palacio Real de Madrid] in Madrid, Spain. The ceremony was attended by King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia - then the Prince and Princess of Asturias -, Princess Leonor - then Infanta of Spain - and Infanta Sofía, Infanta Pilar, Infanta Margarita, Infanta Elena and Infanta Alicia of Spain. The Abdication Law was applied at midnight, making Felipe de Borbón the new King of Spain and Leonor de Borbón the new Princess of Asturias.