June 19 – the anniversary of the proclamation Philip VI as the King of Spain
Philip VI – King of Spain, came to the throne after the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos I, June 19, 2014. From 1977 to 2014 – the Prince of Asturias, Zhironsky and Viansky, Duke of Mont Blanc, Earl Serversky, Senor Balaguer.
Prince received a good education in the homeland, in Canada and the United States. For a long time he was personally acquainted with many foreign leaders, and members of other royal families. Philip Sixth distinguished modesty, prudence in judgment, restraint and good upbringing. His reputation is not tarnished by scandals and family life for many – an example of love and deep mutual respect.
Prince has the rank of Lieutenant Colonel Army and Air Force and the Navy captain of the second rank. In 1992. Philip took part in the Summer Olympics in Barcelona, he was a member of the Spanish national team in sailing. In 2003. he married journalist Leticia Ortiz Rakasolano. The Prince of Asturias two daughters – Infantas Leonor and Sofia.
Spanish King Philip VI and his wife Letizia and her two daughters: Leonor and Sofia
June 19, 2014 at a ceremony Philippe VI said: “I’m starting to reign with great excitement. I accept the crown with great hope for the future of Spain and realize the related liability. We – the great nation in which I believe that I love and that I admire, with whose fate I linked to lifelong learning as the Crown Prince, and today – as the king. I am convinced that in the service of Spain should be a parliamentary monarchy. it may merit the respect and trust of his subjects. “