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Felipe, Prince of Asturias (Don Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia) born January 30, 1968), is the third child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain.
As the Prince of Asturias he is the heir apparent, meaning he is first in the line of succession to the Spanish throne.
The newborn, HRH Infanta Leonor of Spain, is the second in the succession to King Juan Carlos after Prince Felipe, and her birth may lead to a revision of the Spanish Constitution of 1978 to abolish the precedence of male heirs over their older sisters.
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 News -- Spanish Prince Speaks on Globalization
His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias of Spain (MSFS '95) said he was happy to be back at Georgetown yesterday, where he "spent two of the most pleasant and rewarding years" of his academic life.
Prince Felipe has been the heir to the Spanish throne since his father, Juan Carlos I, was proclaimed king in 1975.
The Prince of Asturias Chair in Spanish Studies was founded in 1999 in honor of Prince Felipe by a donation from Endesa.
www.thehoya.com /news/032400/news4.htm   (645 words)

 felipe-in-germany2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
During his first visit in 1991, Felipe the Prince of Asturias opened the exhibition "The Royal Dali Collection" of the European Art Foundation in the Art Museum at the Nörvenich Castle near Köln.
On the Prince's program was also the visit to the German Parliament, a concert in the Philharmony, the opening of the Spanish Cultural Institute Cervantes in Berlin and the signing of the Golden Book of the City.
Felipe's grandparents, the late Greek King Paul I (1901-1964) and Queen Friederike (1917-1981) were the protectors of the international Alexander Order for Art and Science, which was re-affirmed during the state visit with German President Prof.
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 Prince William to become a godfather
PRINCE WILLIAM is to become a godfather for the first time later this month, promising moral guidance to probably the best-connected baby in the world.
Like him, Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, 30, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, 21, and Prince Felipe of Asturias, the 30-year-old son and heir of King Juan Carlos of Spain, are all descendants of Queen Victoria and all in line to succeed to their respective thrones.
Like Prince William, the Prince of Wales was also a godparent for the first time at the age of 16 when he became godfather to both of Lord and Lady Brabourne's twin sons, Timothy and the late Nicholas Knatchbull.
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 Felipe, Prince of Asturias - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since January 1996, the Prince of Asturias has represented the Spanish State at the swearing-in ceremonies for Latin American Presidents.
The bachelorhood of Prince Felipe was an issue in the Spanish press for several years.
In 1977, Felipe became Prince of Asturias, the Spanish equivalent of Prince of Wales.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Felipe,_Prince_of_Asturias   (1451 words)

 BBC News | UK | Charles visits real 'Coronation Street'
The Prince of Wales was a million miles from Buckingham Palace as he visited a row of two-up two-down Coronation Street-style terraced houses.
Prince Charles dropped in on Walter and Mary Curtis at their home in Tully Street, Hulme, during a one-day trip to see some of Manchester's regeneration projects, accompanied by Spain's Prince Felipe, the Prince of Asturias.
The two princes, who had put on white hard hats, then moved on to look at the regeneration work in progress on the terraced houses, many of which are in the middle of being knocked down and made into semi-detached houses.
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 HELLO! Profiles
Born on January 30, 1968, in Madrid, Spain, Felipe — known also as Felipe de Borbon y Grecia as well as the Prince of Asturias — was a popular figure as a schoolboy, dodging palace bodyguards assigned to him by enlisting the help of his chums.
Felipe had always insisted that whoever he chose, it would be "a relationship based on love, respect and kindness", and when the royal palace made the surprise announcement of his engagement to 31-year-old newsreader Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano - a commoner, divorcée and popular public figure - it seemed the prince had kept his word.
The love and respect Felipe looked for in his life partner is also reflected in the attitude he holds towards his parents.
www.hellomagazine.com /profiles/princefelipe   (590 words)

 Spanish Royal Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Prince Felipe, Prince of Asturias (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia; born in Madrid in January 30, 1968), is the third child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain.
The Princess of Asturias (born Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, on September 15, 1972 in Oviedo, Spain) is the wife of Felipe, Prince of Asturias, the heir apparent to the Spanish throne.
Felipe Juan Froilán de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón (born July 17, 1998), is the eldest son of HRH The Infanta Elena and Jaime de Marichalar, and fourth in the Line of succession to the Spanish Throne, after his mother.
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 Royal News: October 2000
Yesterday Prince Maximilian zu Bentheim-Tecklenburg married Marissa Fortescue in the chapel of Rheda Castle in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany.
Prince Claus of the Netherlands was again admitted in the Allgemeines Krankenhaus Barmbek in Hamburg, Germany.
Prince Ernst August of Hanover has apologised to the chef of Bild magazine for insulting her on the telephone after the magazine had written that the Prince had piddled against the wall of the Turkish pavilion at the Expo2000.
www.nettyroyal.nl /newsoct00.html   (2586 words)

 Felipe In Asturias - Royal Blue Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Felipe was in Asturias last week to assist and give the trophies of the 40th Ediction of the Prince of Asturias Rally
Once more, Prince felipe showed his informality and simpathy trougth the rally day that was lived yesterday in Asturias, he also worried about to know all about the pilots that participated and to uncover all about the organization of the competition.
The prince appeard realy earl, at 9:00am he was already the Auditorium wth hois name saluting the members of the organization, lead by their chairman, Julián Moreno.
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The 31-year-old crown prince is a 6-foot-7-inch athlete and television personality named one of the world's 'most beautiful people' by People magazine a few years ago.
As part of the dedication, the city of Carrollton will present Prince Felipe with an ambassadorship, and the county and city will issue a joint proclamation naming March 24 in honor of 'His Royal Highness d.
When the Acerinox factory turned 25, Prince Felipe helped celebrate the anniversary and expressed an interest in seeing the company's United States plant in Kentucky, she said.
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, wife of Prince Felipe of Asturias, the Crown Prince of Spain.
Prince Felipe kisses the bride after the ceremony in the Almudena Cathedral in Madrid.
Prince Felipe and Letizia, with their parents before the wedding.
www.meaus.com /2004-prince-felipe-wedding.htm   (275 words)

 Robert Gallo, MD, Receives Spain's Most Prominent Medical Prize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Gallo and Montagnier, co-discovers of the AIDS virus in the early-1980s, were recognized for discoveries or research representing a significant contribution to the progress of humanity.
The Asturias award, first presented by the Prince of Asturias Foundation in 1981, is among the most prestigious awards in Spain.
His Royal Highness Don Felipe, the Prince of Asturias, heir to the Spanish Crown, presided over the ceremony, which also was attended by Her Majesty, the Queen of Spain.
www.ihv.org /news/asturias2k.html   (589 words)

 Informat.io on Letizia Princess Of Asturias
As Letizia's previous marriage was a civil ceremony, the Roman Catholic Church did not object to her marrying the Prince of Asturias.
It may be likely the Spanish law of succession could be changed to introduce the fully equal primogeniture, meaning that the firstborn child of the monarch succeeds, regardless of gender, making Infanta Leonor second in line behind her father even if she has younger brothers, and would become a female heir apparent.
In Spain only the coats of arms of the King and the Prince of Asturias are official.
www.informat.io /?title=letizia-princess-of-asturias   (1055 words)

 Here come the bride Evening Standard (London) - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Prince Charming and the Gay Divorcee The rain in Spain didn't stop play at the wedding of Europe's most handsome prince to his TV presenter girlfriend.
The wedding of Crown Prince Felipe, Prince of Asturias, 36, and TV newsreader Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, 31, on 21 May 2004.
During the ceremony, Ernst-August, Prince of Hanover (the husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco) was notably absent, even though he had thoroughly enjoyed the gala the night before.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4153/is_20040709/ai_n12095185   (806 words)

 ESA Portal - Press Releases - International Space Station receives 2001 Prince of Asturias Award for International ...
The Prince of Asturias Foundation granted this Award in recognition of the efforts made "to achieve international cooperation that have been necessary to turn this enormous orbiting laboratory for scientific research for a greater understanding of our planet into a reality".
HRH the Prince of Asturias will also congratulate the six astronauts now on board the Space Station during a satellite link starting at 15:00 CEST (13:00 GMT) today.
The Prince of Asturias Foundation, whose Honorary President is HRH the Prince of Asturias, is a non-profit institution whose aims are to consolidate the ties between the the Principality of Asturias and its Prince and to promote science, technology, art and literature.
www.esa.int /esaCP/Pr_59_2001_p_EN.html   (399 words)

 ESA Portal - Press Releases - International Space Station wins Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Prince of Asturias Foundation announced its decision yesterday in Oviedo, Spain.
The Prince of Asturias Awards recognise and reward "scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanistic work performed by individuals, groups or institutions world-wide".
The award will be presented in the autumn at a ceremony in Oviedo, Spain, presided over by H.R.H. Don Felipe, the Prince of Asturias, Heir to the Spanish Crown, and the Foundation's Honorary President.
www.esrin.esa.it /export/esaCP/Pr_37_2001_p_EN.html   (338 words)

 Felipe, Prince of Asturias - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At birth Felipe was given the titles of Infante of Spain, Prince of Viana, Duke of Montblanc, Count of Cervera, and Lord of Balaguer.
His godparents were HRH, the Count of Barcelona, Juan de Borbón, and his great-grandmother, Queen Victoria Eugenia.
The newborn Infanta Leonor of Spain is the second in the succession to king Juan Carlos after Prince Felipe, and her birth may lead to a revision of the Spanish Constitution of 1978 to abolish the precedence of male heirs over their older sisters.
www.higiena-system.com /wiki/link-Felipe,_Prince_of_Asturias   (1161 words)

 The wedding of Felipe and Letizia - The Royal Forums
Felipe, Prince of Asturias and Letizia Ortiz, May 22nd, 2004
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His interest in global issues and in the USA should be helpful to him in the fullfilment of his future duties.
This institution, which is engaged to benefit the society, was for a long time under the patronage of King Paul I. of the Hellenes (1947-1964) and Queen Friederike (1917-1981), who were the Prince's grandparents on his mother's side.
Prince Felipe is the youngest child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.
www.meaus.com /prince-felipe-and-bride.htm   (279 words)

 Pravda.RU Prince Felipe of Asturias visits exhibition dedicated to Peter the Great
Crown prince of Spain Felipe of Asturias, who arrived in St. Petersburg on the night before visited Mikhailovsky (Inzhenerny) castle.
Felipe, Prince of Asturias and heir to the Spanish throne, is to inaugurate the opening of The Golden Needle, the 2nd Festival of Catalan culture in Russia, on Tuesday.
This event is included in the programme of Prince Felipe's official visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg on June 23-27, said Jordi Vilajoana, the minister of culture of the government of Catalonia.
newsfromrussia.com /science/2003/06/24/48618.html   (2184 words)

 The Kingdom of Spain
The Crown Prince is Royal Highness, Infant of Spain, Prince of Asturias, Prince of Viana and Gerona, Duke of Montblanch, Count of Cervera, Lord of Balaguer.
Although some Spanish people say that the crown prince should hold on to this law, he is not obliged anymore to do that.
In 1948 general Franco laid his eye on the young prince Juan Carlos, the son of pretender Juan, who afterwards was brought up by Franco in Spain.
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 Prince Felipe of Asturias visits exhibition dedicated to Peter the Great - Pravda.Ru
Prince Felipe of Asturias who came to St. Petersburg on Monday evening has visited "The Founder of Petersburg" exhibition in the Hermitage dedicated to Peter the Great.
This is already the second visit by the heir to the Spanish throne to the Hermitage, State Hermitage deputy director for exhibitions and development Vladimir Matveyev said.
According to Matveyev, the prince took a special interest in collections of weaponry and exhibits from Peter I's collection: the statue of Venus of Tavrida and Rembrandt's painting, the first work by the great artist in the Hermitage collection.
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This conflict was amplified by his accession to both the Holy Roman Empire and the kingdom of Spain.
Though Spain was the core of his kingdom, he was never totally assimilated and especially in his earlier years felt and was viewed as a foreign prince.
In 1545 the opening of the Council of Trent began the Counter-Reformation, and Charles won to the Catholic cause some of the princes of the Holy Roman Empire.
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 Prince of Asturias Award for Professor Ignacio Cirac
The Prince of Asturias Foundation was formed in 1980 in the City of Oviedo, the capital of the Principality of Asturias, in a ceremony presided over by His Royal Highness Felipe, the Prince of Asturias, Heir to the Throne of Spain, accompanied by his parents, King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía.
The Prince of Asturias Awards symbolise the main objectives of the Foundation: to contribute to upholding and promoting all those scientific, cultural and humanistic values that form the heritage of humanity.
Last year he was awarded the renowned "Quantum Electronics Prize" of the European Science Foundation and the honorary doctorate of the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2006-05/m-poa052906.php   (440 words)

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