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Spain

In photos: King Juan Carlos’ reign


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As the former Spanish king has gone into self-imposed exile, Royal Central takes a look back at his time on the Spanish throne (1975-2014).

His enthronement on 22 November 1975:

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The religious celebration of his enthronement on 27 November:

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The beginning years of his reign

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The 80s

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The 90s

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The early 2000s

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His final years as monarch

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Official White House Photo by Pete Souza
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About author

Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites.