Line of succession to the Spanish throne

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Crown Prince Felipe is heir apparent to the Spanish throne

The line of succession to the Spanish throne is the list of people who may become King or Queen of Spain.[1]

History[change | edit source]

Spanish royal succession follows a system of male-preference primogeniture.

Order of succession[change | edit source]

In 2011, the current order of succession is clear.

  1. Felipe, Prince of Asturias, son of Juan Carlos I of Spain[2]
  2. Infanta Leonor of Spain, elder daughter of Prince Felipe[2]
  3. Infanta Sofía of Spain, younger daughter of Prince Felipe[2]
  4. Infanta Elena of Spain, eldest daughter of King Juan Carlos[3]
  5. Felipe Juan Froilán de Marichalar y de Borbón, son of Infanta Elena[3]
  6. Victoria Federica de Marichalar y de Borbón, daughter of Infanta Elena[3]
  7. Infanta Cristina of Spain, younger daughter of King Juan Carlos[4]
  8. Juan Urdangarín y de Borbón, eldest son of Infanta Cristina[4]
  9. Pablo Urdangarin y de Borbón, middle son of Infanta Cristina[4]
  10. Miguel Urdangarín y de Borbón, youngest son of Infanta Cristina[4]
  11. Irene Urdangarín y de Borbón, daughter of Infanta Cristina[4]

Related pages[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. International Constitutional Law Project (ICL), Spain - Constitution, Title II, Article 57 [Succession] ; Royal Household (Casa Real), The Royal family; retrieved 2011-12-19.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Casa Real, Prince of Asturias; retrieved 2011-12-20.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Casa Real, Infanta Elena; retrieved 2011-12-20.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Casa Real, Infanta Cristina; retrieved 2011-12-20.

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