Queen Sofia Queen

Birthday November 2, 1938
Birthplace Psychiko, Greece
Age 79 years old
Birth Sign Scorpio

About

The wife of King Juan Carlos I of Spain and the mother of King Felipe VI of Spain, Queen Sofia of Spain was born Princess Sophia Margarita Victoria Frederika of Greece and Denmark.

Before Fame

She spent her childhood in Greece, Egypt, South Africa, and Germany, and later attended Cambridge University's Fitzwilliam College in England.

Trivia

She participated in the 1960 Olympic Games as a reserve member of Greece's champion sailing team.

Family Life

Born to Frederica of Hanover and King Paul of Greece, she grew up with younger siblings named Princess Irene and Prince (later King) Constantine II. Her marriage to Juan Carlos of Spain began in 1962 and produced three children, including Duchesses Elena and Cristina.

Associated With

She is the grandmother of Princess Leonor of Spain.



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