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Spain’s Prime Minister wants to remove noble titles from 37 families

Spain’s socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and his government seek to remove the noble titles of 37 families. The government has submitted a proposal which will remove 37 noble titles from the Spanish nobility. All the 37 noble titles that are proposed to be removed are titles which were given out by the Franco-regime. On July 30, the Socialist Parliamentary Group registered a proposal…
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Spain's royals host reception in the Balearic Islands

King Felipe VI of Spain has welcomed politicians, community leaders and high profile members of the local community to a special reception held on Mallorca. The Spanish monarch was joined by his wife, Queen Letizia, and his mother, Queen Sofia, for the event which marks the…
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Queen Letizia visits the National Library of Spain

Her Majesty Queen of Letizia of Spain made a visit to the National Library of Spain on Tuesday of this week. The Queen visited the library to inaugurate two of the newly renovated reading rooms, the general hall, which now goes on to be called María Moliner, and the press…
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King Felipe of Spain attends the funeral of Tunisia's president

King Felipe VI of Spain has attended the funeral of Tunisia`s president, Béji Caïd Essebsi. The funeral took place on Saturday July 27th 2019 at the Presidential Palace of Carthage in Tunisia. King Felipe was accompanied by Spain`s Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Borrell. Upon arrival at the Tunis-Carthage International Airport, the Spanish monarch was…
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Spain's Royals present National Sports Awards

The Spanish Royal Family has presented the country’s national sports awards at a ceremony in Madrid. Among those celebrated at the event were tennis star Rafael Nadal, footballer Juan Mata and golfer Jon Rahm. King Felipe and Queen Letizia were joined by King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía for the ceremony which took place at the Pardo Palace on the 10th of January 2019. Also present were King…
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Taking a look at the Royal and Military Order of Saint Ferdinand

The Royal and Military Order of Saint Ferdinand is a Spanish military order and Spain’s highest military decoration for gallantry. The Royal Military Order of Saint Ferdinand was set up by the Cádiz Cortes in 1811 to honour the heroic fight against the Napoleonic army. The Cádiz Cortes was the first national assembly to claim sovereignty in Spain. It represented the abolition of the old…
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