Special Today in History (2) - January 5th. 1938 - Juan Carlos of Spain



Coat of arms of the Spanish Royal family
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On January 5th. 1938, Juan Carlos of Spain was born in Rome (Italy).

His parents were Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and
Princess Maria de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

In 1962, Juan Carlos married Princess Sofía of Greece and Denmark.




Queen Sofia and King Juan Carlos of Spain
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In 1975, Juan Carlos became King of Spain.


Own picture taken in Spain