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Princess Leonor of Spain takes the oath as heir to the throne


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Portugal royalty news - Princess Leonor of Spain takes the oath as heir to the throne as she is expected to one day become Queen.


Princess Leonor of Spain is officially taking the oath of the Spanish Constitution on October 31, 2023, on the day she turns 18. The ceremony is taking place in the Congress Session Hall, where her father, King Felipe VI, swore on the Constitution on January 30th 1986.


For the official ceremony, the heiress to the Spanish throne wore an elegant white suit with the insignia of Knight of the Distinguished Order of the Golden Fleece of Spain, that is a Catholic order of chivalry founded by Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, in 1430 to celebrate his marriage to Isabella of Portugal. Today, two branches of the order exist, namely the Spanish and Austrian ones, and Princess Leonor of Spain wore the insignia that she received from her father King Felipe VI.


Leonor of Spain holds the title of Princess of Asturias, and she is officially taking the oath of the Spanish Magna Carta that was taken by the King before her. While the text of the Magna Carta is mostly the same, there are changes in the composition of the Parliament.



What is the Spanish Magna Carta?


The Spanish Magna Carta is the text that is read by the King Felipe VI and by the heir to the throne Leonor, Princess of Asturias when taking the oath of the Spanish Constitution.



What is the text of the Spanish Magna Carta?



Text of the Spanish Magna Carta – Preamble


The Spanish Nation, wishing to establish justice, freedom and security and promote the good of all its members, in the exercise of its sovereignty, proclaims its will to:

· Guarantee democratic coexistence within the Constitution and the laws in accordance with a just economic and social order.

· Consolidate the rule of law to ensure the rule of law as an expression of the popular will.

· Protect all Spaniards and peoples of Spain in the exercise of human rights, of their cultures and traditions, languages, ​​and institutions.

· Promote the progress of culture and the economy to ensure a decent quality of life for all.

· Establish an advanced democratic society and collaborate in strengthening peaceful relations and effective cooperation between all the peoples of the Earth.

· Consequently, the Courts approve, and the Spanish people ratify the following CONSTITUTION.



Text of the Spanish Magna Carta – PRELIMINARY TITLE


Article 1


1. “Spain is constituted as a social and democratic State governed by the rule of law, which advocates freedom, justice, equality and political pluralism as the highest values ​​of its legal system.”

2. “National sovereignty resides in the Spanish people, from whom the powers of the State emanate.”

3. “The political form of the Spanish State is a parliamentary Monarchy.”


Who is Princess Leonor of Spain?


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While Princess Leonor of Spain is the fairytale princess stereotype with her blond hair and her quiet composure, she has led a normal life far from the spotlight. She is very responsible and mature, as she fully understands what her responsibilities entail.


Princess Leonor of Spain holds the title Princess of Asturias and is the heir to the Spanish throne. She turns 18 on October 31st, 2023, and is officially taking the oath of the Spanish Constitution as heir to the throne.


Princess Leonor of Spain, whose full name is Leonor de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Ortiz, was born on October 31st, 2005. She is the eldest daughter of King Felipe VI and of Queen Letizia and she has a younger sister, Princess Sofía.


Just before Princess Leonor turned 18, she started public appearances and became widely popular.



What is Princess Leonor of Spain doing now?


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Princess Leonor of Spain started her military training on August 17th, 2023, at the General Military Academy where she will be for three years. On the first year, she will be in the Army Academy at Zaragoza; on the second year, she will be in the Armada at Marín in Galicia; and on the third year, she will be in the Air Force at San Javier in Murcia.


Since Princess Leonor of Spain is the country’s future Queen and head of state, she will also hold the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces, as established in the Constitution.


Following her 3-year military training, Princess Leonor of Spain will go to university where she is not expected to get a specific degree, as she is expected to study different specializations to have a comprehensive education that includes completing her training abroad.


When Princess Leonor of Spain has completed her training, she is expected to represent Spain in the inauguration of presidents and to establish connections with her country’s new generations.











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