Line of succession to the Spanish throne

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

History[change | change source]

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

Order of succession[change | change source]

In 2011, the current order of succession is clear.

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

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change 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, Infanta Elena; retrieved 2011-12-20.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Casa Real, Infanta Cristina; retrieved 2011-12-20.

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