King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain welcomed and hosted President Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, at the start of a 3-day State Visit to Spain to strengthen political, economic, and diplomatic ties, on April 16th. The Spanish Royal Couple undertook a State Visit to Portugal in 2016.
Infanta Elena of Spain, eldest child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain, married Jaime de Marichalar, son of the Count and Countess of Ripalda, in Seville on this day in 1995. The couple, who were known as the Duke and Duchess of Lugo, had two children, but divorced in 2010. Continue reading