How is the crown passed down in Spain?

The Crown of Spain shall be inherited by the successors of H. M. Juan Carlos I de Borbón, the legitimate heir of the historic dynasty.

Does the Spanish royal family have any power?

As the reigning monarch the king of Spain has absolute sovereign immunity, he cannot be charged in any court of law in the Spanish state. … When Juan Carlos I abdicated the throne to his successor Felipe VI he automatically forfeited his constitutional sovereign immunity and can be charged in a court of law.

Why do Spanish monarchs not wear crowns?

King Philip VI will not receive the crown on his head on the first day of his reign, and, therefore, we can not speak of “coronation”. This is one of the peculiarities of the rites of the Spanish Monarchy that goes back six centuries.

Who is the youngest daughter of the King of Spain?

Leonor, Princess of Asturias

Leonor
Father Felipe VI of Spain
Mother Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano
Religion Roman Catholicism
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What country still has a king?

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Realm / Kingdom Monarch (Birth) Type
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1926) Constitutional
Kingdom of Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa (b. 1950) Mixed
Kingdom of Belgium King Philippe (b. 1960) Constitutional
Kingdom of Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel (b. 1980) Constitutional
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Who rules Spain today?

King Felipe VI (Spanish pronunciation: [feˈlipe], baptised as Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia; born 30 January 1968) is the current King of Spain.

Felipe VI of Spain.

Felipe VI
King Felipe VI in January 2019
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Reign 19 June 2014 – present
Enthronement 19 June 2014

What is Spanish royalty called?

The current Spanish royal family consists of the present king, King Felipe VI, the queen consort, Queen Letizia, their children Leonor, Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofía of Spain, and the king’s parents, King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía.

What are Spanish kings called?

The current Spanish constitution refers to the monarchy as “the Crown of Spain” and the constitutional title of the monarch is simply rey/reina de España: that is, “king/queen of Spain”. However, the constitution allows for the use of other historic titles pertaining to the Spanish monarchy, without specifying them.

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