GENEALOGY OF THE ROYAL HOUSE OF SPAIN
LINE ONE: BOURBON
Second Branch (SPAIN)
Descended from Francisco de Paula, Duke of Cadiz, b at Aranjuez 13 May 1822; proclaimed King-Consort of Spain 10 Oct 1846; d at Épinay 16 Apr 1902, m at Madrid 10 Oct 1846 Isabel II, Queen of Spain (b at Madrid 10 oct 1830; d at Paris 10 Apr 1904). Their only son, Alfonso XII, elected King of Spain 29 Dec 1874, b at Madrid 28 Nov 1857; d there 25 Nov 1885, was father of Alfonso XIII, proclaimed King of Spain at his birth (b 17 May 1886; d 28 Feb 1941), succ as Head of all the House of Bourbon 29 Sep 1936.
JUAN CARLOS I, KING OF SPAIN, designated heir to the throne
with the title of the Prince of Spain by Generalissimo Francisco Franco, Chief of State 22
Jul 1969, proclaimed King 22 Nov 1975, Capt-Gen in the Spanish Army, etc, Sovereign of the
Order of the Golden Fleece, Gd Master of the Orders of Charles III, Isabel the Catholic,
Saint Hermenegildo, Civil, Military, Naval and Air Force Merit, etc, and of the Military
Orders of Santiago, Calatrava, Alcántara and Montesa, Kt Orders of the Garter, the
Seraphim, the Elephant, the Annunciation, and Saint Januarius, Bailiff Gd Cross Hon &
Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George, Gd Cross
& Collar Orders of Pius IX and the Holy Sepulchre,, Gd Cross Orders of Saviour,
Leopold of Belgium, etc, titled Prince of the Asturias 1941-1969, b at Rome 5 Jan
1938, son of Juan, Count of Barcelona, Prince of the Asturias (from 21 Jun 1933), Head of
the Royal House of Spain and Sovereign of the Order of the Golden Fleece, etc, who
abdicated as such in favour of King Juan Carlos I, 14 May 1977 (b 20 Jun 1913; d
1 Apr 1993) and Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (b at
Madrid 23 Feb 1910: m at Rome 12 Oct 1935); m at Athens 14 May 1962 Princess
Sofia (b at Psychiko, nr Athens 2 Nov 1938), Gd Cross Order of Charles III, Dame
Order of Maria Luisa, Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George, Sov Mil Order of
Malta, etc, dau of Paul I, King of the Hellenes and Princess Friederike of Hanover,
Princess of Great Britain & Ireland.
Son & Daughters
1. Infanta Elena María Isabel Dominga, Gd Cross Order of Charles III, b
at Madrid 20 Dec 1963; cr Duchess of Lugo Mar 1995; m at 18 March 1995, Don
Jaime de Marichalar y Sáenz de Tejada (b at Pamplona 7 Apr 1963), and has issue,
1) Felipe de Marilchar y Borbón, b at Madrid 1998
2. Infanta Cristina Federica Victoria Antonia, Gd Cross Order of Charles III, d
13 Jun 1965; cr Duchess of Palma de Mallorca Oct 1997, m at Barcelona 4 Oct 1997,
Don Iñiaki Urdangarin y Libaert (b at Zumárraga, Guipúzcoa 15 January 1968).
3. Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso y Todos los Santos, Prince of the Asturias and
Gerona, etc, Kt Order of the Golden Fleece, Gd Cross Order of Charles III, Gd Commander of
Castilla & Kt of Order of Santiago, etc, b at Madrid 30 Jan 1968.
Princess María de las Mercedes Cristina Januaria Isabel Luisa Carolina
Victoria, Countess of Barcelona, b at Madrid 23 Dec 1910, dau of Carlos, Prince of
Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Infante of Spain and Princess Louise of Orléans; Dame Order of
Maria Luisa, Gd Cross Order of Charles III, Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George,
Gd Cross Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta; m at Rome 12 Oct 1935, Juan, Count
of Barcelona, Infant of Spain (b at San Ildefonso 20 Jun 1913; d at Pamplona
1 Apr 1993); succ his father, King Alfonso XIII, as Head of the Royal House of
Spain and Sovereign of the Golden Fleece when the latter abdicated his rights to the
throne 15 Jan 1941, Gd Cross Orders of Charles III, & Isabel the Catholic, Kt Orders
of the Annunciation, the Seraphim, the Elephant, Saint Januarius, and Saint Andrew, etc
Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George, Bailiff Gd Cross Sov Mil Order of
Malta, Gd Cross Royal Victorian Order, Gd Cross Orders of the Saviour, Leopold of Belgium,
Collar Order of the Holy Sepulchre, President and Dean of Tribunal of four Military Orders
of Santiago (of which Gd Comm of Castilla), Calatrava, Alcántara and Montesa 1987.
Brother & Sisters
1.Infanta María del Pilar Alfonsa Juana, Victoria Luisa Ignacia y Todos los Santos, b at Cannes 30 Jul 1936, cr Duchess of Badajoz by her father 13 Apr 1967, and recognized in decree of Gen Franco (BO 17 Apr 1987); Dame Order of Maria Luisa, Dame Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George, m (non dynastic, and placed her voluntary renunciation of her rights for herself and her descendants at the disposal of her father 13 Feb 1987) at the Jeronimos de Belem, Lisbon 5 May 1967 Don Luis Gomez-Acebo y Duque de Estrada, Viscount of la Torre (BO 29 Sep 1971), (b at Madrid 23 Dec 1934; d there 9 March 1991), Lawyer, son of Jaime Gómez Acebo y Modet, and Isabel Duque de Estrada y Vereterra, 9th Marchioness of Deleitosa (and 1st cousin of the Queen Fabiola of the Bulgarians).
2. Infanta Margarita María de la Victoria Esperanza Jaime Felicidad Perpetua y Todos los Santos, b at Rome 6 March 1939, cr Duchess of Soria (BO 23 Jun 1981), and succ as Duchess of Hernani & Grandee of Spain (letter of succession 20 Apr 1981, BO 27 May 1981, confirmed by RD 27 Oct 1981), Dame Order of Maria Luisa, Dame Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George; m (non dynastic, and placed her voluntary renunciation of her rights for herself and her descendants at the disposal of her father) at Estoril 12 Oct 1972, Don Carlos Zurita y Delgado (b at Antequera, Malaga 9 Oct 1943), MD, son of Carlos Zurita y González-Vidalte, and Carmen Delgado y Fernández de Santaella.
3. Infante Alfonso Cristino Teresa Angel Francisco de Asís y Todos los Santos, b at Rome 3 Oct 1941; d accid at Estoril, Portugal 29 Mar 1956.
Brother & Sisters of Father
Brother & Sisters of Father
Issue of Alfonso XIII, King of Spain & the Indies, b 17 May 1886; d 28 Feb 1941; succ at birth under the Regency of his mother, Queen María Cristina until 17 May 1902, left Spain without abdicating 14 Apr 1931 (following municipal elections which gave republicans a majority in the cities, but which nationwide actually elected only 5,875 republicans and an overwhelming majority of 22,150 monarchists); abdicated at Rome in favour of his third son, Juan, Prince of the Asturias, 15 Jan 1941, and Princess Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg (b 24 Oct 1887; m 31 May 1906; d 15 Apr 1969).
1. Infante Alfonso Pio Cristino Eduardo Francisco Guillermo Carlos Enrique Eugenio Fernando Antonio Venancio, Kt Order of the Golden Fleece, Gd Cross Order of Charles III, etc, b at Madrid 10 May 1907; k in a motoring accident on Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida, USA 6 Sep 1938, Prince of the Asturias at birth, renounced his right of succession to the Throne of Spain for himself and his descendants 11 Jun 1933 (because of his intended unequal marriage), used the title of Count of Covadonga; m 1stly at Ouchy, nr Lausanne 21 Jun 1933 (m by div at Havana, Cuba 8 May 1937), Edelmira (b at Sagua-la-Gde, Cuba 5 March 1906; d at Miami, Florida, USA 23 May 1994), dau of Luciano Pablo Sampedro y Ocejo and Edelmira Robato. He m 2ndly at Havana, Cuba 3 Jul 1937 (m diss by div at Havana 8 Jan 1938; m 2ndly at ... March 1938, E H Atkins), Marta Esther (b at Havana 18 Sep 1913; d at Miami 4 Feb 1993), dau of Blas Rocafort y Cabonell and ... Altuzarra.
2. Infante Jaime Luitpoldo Isabelino Enrique Alejandro Alberto Alfonso Victor Acacio Pedro Pablo María, b at San Ildefonso 23 Jun 1908; d at Saint Gallen, Switzerland 20 Mar 1975, renounced his right of succession to the Throne of Spain for himself and his descendants (because of his physical infirmities, under the Constitution of 1876), 21 Jun 1933 (and confirmed this renunciation 23 Jul 1945, and 17 Jun 1947), following the death of his father, King Alfonso XIII of Spain, he assumed the title of Duke of Anjou as primogeniture representative of the House of Bourbon, 28 Mar 1946, cr Duke of Segovia by his father 4 Mar 1935, Kt Order of the Golden Fleece, Gd Cross Orders of Charles III, Isabel the Catholic, Gd Commander Order of Calatrava, Kt Orders of Saint Januarius, and the Elephant, Bailiff Gd Cross Constantinian Order of Saint George, m (non dynastic in Spain) 1stly at Rome 4 Mar 1935 (separated 1939, and m diss by div at Bucharest 6 May 1947 confirmed at Turin 3 Jun 1949), Emmanuela (b at Rome 8 Nov 1913; m 2ndly at Vienna 21 Nov 1949, Antonio Sozzani who was b at Milan 12 Jul 1918, Banker), retained the title Duchess of Anjou and Segovia (Piazza di Campitelli 3, 00186 Rome, Italy), dau of Roger, Viscount de Dampierre, 2nd Duke of San Lorenzo and Vittoria Ruspoli of the Princes of Poggio-Suasa. He m 2ndly at Innsbruck 3 Aug 1949, Charlotte (b at Konigsberg, Prussia 2 Jan 1919; d at Berlin 3 Jul 1979 m 1stly at Königsberg im Preussen .. Jan 1939, ... Hippler; that m diss by div at 1940), Opera Singer, dau of Otto Eugen Tiedemann and Luise Klein, and had issue by his first wife, see BOURBON
3. Infanta Beatriz Isabel Federica Alfonsa Eugenia Cristina María
Teresa Bienvenida Ladislao, b at San Ildefonso 22 Jun 1909, Dame Order of Maria
Luisa, Dame Hon & Dev Sov Mil Order of Malta, Dame Gd Cross Constantinian Order of
Saint George, m (non dynastic, renounced her rights of succession for herself and
her descendants) at Rome 14 Jan 1935, Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince of
Civitelli Cesi, Prince Assistant to the Papal Throne (b at Rome 7 Dec 1911; d there
11 May 1986), son of Marino Torlonia, 4th Principe di Civitella-Cesi and Elsie Moore.
5. Infante Gonzalo Manuel María Bernardo Narciso Alfonso Mauricio, b at Madrid 24 Oct 1914; d at Krumpendorf, Carinthia 13 Aug 1934.Sisters of Grandfather
Issue of Alfonso XII King of Spain (b 28 Nov 1857; d 25 Nov 1885; succ his mother 29 Dec 1874) and his second wife, Archduchess María Christina of Austria (b 21 Jul 1858; m 29 Nov 1879; d 6 Feb 1929), Regent for her son, Alfonso XIII, King of Spain, from his birth until 17 May 1902.
1. Infanta María de las Mercedes Isabella Teresa Christina Alfonsa Hyazintha, Princess of the Asturias, b at Madrid 11 Sep 1880; d there 17 Oct 1904, Dame Order of Maria Luisa, Dame Star Cross Order m at Madrid 14 Feb 1901, Prince Carlo of the Two Sicilies (b at Gries nr Bolzano 10 Nov 1870; d at Seville 11 Nov 1949, Kt Order of the Golden Fleece, Kt Order if Saint Januarius, Gd Cross Orders of Charles III, Isabel the Catholic, Ferdinand & Merit of the Two Sicilies, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Gr Commander Order of Alcántara, Kt Orders of the Black Eagle, Saint Hubert, Collar Order of the Holy Sepulchre, naturalized a Spanish subject 7 Feb 1901, granted the title of Infante of Spain, Capt-Gen Spanish Army; m 2ndly at Woodnorton, Evesham, Worcester 16 Nov 1907, Princess Louise of Orléans), and had issue (granted the title of Infanta of Spain by Royal Decrees of King Alfonso XIII 15 Oct 1904), see also BOURBON TWO SICILIES,
2. Infanta María Teresa Isabella Eugenia Patrocinio Diega, b at Madrid 12 Nov 1882; d there 23 Sep 1912; Dame Orders of Maria Luisa, Theresia of Bavaria, and Saint Elisabeth of Bavaria; m at Madrid 12 Jan 1906, her first cousin, Prince Ferdinand María of Bavaria (b at Madrid 10 May 1884; d there 5 Apr 1958; m 2ndly at Fuenterrabia 1 Oct 1914, María Luisa de Silva y Fernández de Henestrosa who was cr Duchess de Talavera de la Reina and a Gdee of Spain for life by King Alfonso XIII 25 Jun/2 Sep 1914, and Infanta of Spain with the qualification of Royal Highness 17 May 1927), naturalized in Spain 20 Oct 1905; renounced his personal rights as a member of the Royal House of Bavaria 29 Jun 1914 following his second marriage, but received ad personam the right, title, rank and arms of a Prince of Bavaria 3 Aug 1914, Kt Orders of the Golden Fleece, Saint Hubert, etc, and had issue (Infants of Spain),