Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria

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Infanta Margarita, 2009

Infanta Margarita of Spain, Duchess of Soria, 2nd Duchess of Hernani, Grandee of Spain (Margarita María de la Victoria Esperanza Jacoba Felicidad Perpetua de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Borbón; born 6 March 1939) is a member of the Spanish royal family. She is the younger sister of King Juan Carlos I and aunt of current King Felipe VI of Spain. Her parents were Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. She also had other siblings, Infanta Pilar and Infante Alfonso.

Infanta Margarita was born in the Italian capital city Rome. She was born blind.[1] Her family were exiled from Spain at the time of her birth. She has been married to Carlos Zurita since 1972. The couple have two children.

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  1. Cortázar, Beatriz (23 March 2009). "Doña Margot. La Infanta más marchosa". ABC.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 January 2020.