Princess Leonor: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : Royal Highness, Princess
  • Sign : Scorpio
  • Date of birth : Monday 31 October 2005 (age : 15 years old)
  • Country: Spain

Leonor of Bourbon and Ortiz was born on October 31, 2005 in Madrid, Spain. She is the eldest daughter of the King of Spain, Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain, and has a sister, the Infanta Sofia (born in 2007). On January 14, 2006, the little princess was baptized at the Royal Palace of La Zarzuela in a public ceremony. Her godfather is her paternal grandfather, Juan Carlos of Spain, and her godmother her paternal grandmother, Sophie of Spain. She attended the Santa Maria de Los Rosales School in Madrid.

Princess Leonor has held the first place in the order of succession to the Spanish throne since June 19, 2014, when her father Felipe succeeded Juan Carlos of Spain. She then receives the title of Royal Highness Princess of Asturias.

Gradually, the royal couple associated the Crown Princess with the protocol. In November 2016, she attended the opening ceremony of the Parliament in Madrid for the first time.

On January 30, 2018, the Princess of Asturias receives the collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece, the most illustrious order of knighthood in the kingdom, from her father, who celebrates his fiftieth birthday on the same day.

On March 24, 2021, she will preside alone over the ceremony celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Cervantes Institute, an institution in charge of promoting the Spanish language throughout the world.