|Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón|
|Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón|
|Father||Jaime de Marichalar|
|Mother||Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo|
|Born|| 9 September 2000 (age 19)|
Ruber International Hospital, Madrid, Spain
|Siblings||Felipe de Marichalar y Borbón (brother)|
Doña Victoria de Marichalar y de Borbón (Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y de Borbón; born 9 September 2000) is the second child and only daughter of Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo and Jaime de Marichalar. She is currently fifth in the line to the Spanish throne after brother Felipe.
Early life Edit
Victoria was born on 9 September 2000 at 1:00 pm at Ruber International Hospital in Madrid as the second child and only daughter of Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, the elder sister of the Spanish monarch, Felipe VI, and her former husband, Jaime de Marichalar. At birth she weighed 3.53 kilograms and measured 53.5 centimeters.
She was named Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos:
- Victoria: in honour of her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain
- Federica: in honour of her great-grandmother, Queen Frederika of Greece
- de Todos los Santos: (All Saints) as it is customary among the Bourbons
She was baptized on October 11, 2000 at the Royal Palace of Madrid by Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela. The water used came from the Jordan River.
Education and interests Edit
Victoria started her education at the San Patricio College in Madrid, which was also attended by her brother Felipe. In September 2012, she went to a boarding school near London and in mid-2015 it was announced by the press that she had returned to study in Spain at an English college, St. George's de La Moraleja.
She made her first Holy Communion at the Dominicos Church (Alcobendas, Spain) on 27 May 2009.
Titles and styles Edit
- 29 September 1999 – present: His Excellency Doña Victoria Federica de Todos los Santos Urdangarin y Borbón, Grandee de España.
Since birth, she carries the style Her Excellency. All the children of Infanta Cristina and Infanta Elena have the "H.E. Don/Doña" style, as befits the children of an Infanta of Spain. Although they do not have a title, all grandchildren of King Juan Carlos are members of the Spanish Royal House.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Nace la primera nieta de los Reyes, que se llamará Victoria Federica
- ↑ Galaz, Mábel (10 September 2000). Nace la primera nieta de los Reyes, que se llamará Victoria Federica. El País (in Spanish)
- ↑ VUELTA AL COLE PARA FELIPE Y VICTORIA DE MARICHALAR Hello! 10 September 2008
- ↑ La hija de la infanta Elena estudiará en un internado británico. Noticias de Casas Reales. 25 August 2012
- ↑ Spanish Royals Attend Victoria Federica De Marichalar First Holy Communion – Pictures. Zimbio
- ↑ País, Ediciones El. Leonor y Victoria: una bailarina y una amazona en palacio 14 September 2010
- ↑ Diez Minutos. El rey Juan Carlos y doña Elena inculcan a Froilán y Victoria su pasión por los toros. 14 August 2015
- ↑ Royal Decree 1368/1987, dated 6th November, regulating titles, forms of address and honours pertaining to the Royal Family and to the Regents. Royal Household of HM the King.