On September 15, 1972, just 49 years ago, the Queen of Spain was born in Oviedo, Asturias. eldest daughter of Paloma Rocasolano, nurse, and from Jesus Ortiz, journalist, Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano soon became interested in his father’s profession, having joined, in 1990, the Faculty of Information Sciences at the Complutense University of Madrid, where he studied journalism (this Tuesday, the 13th, he received the honor of Student of Honor from that institution. ).
She practiced the profession until 2003, the year in which her engagement to the then prince was announced. Felipe of Spain. They married the following year and on the last day of October 2005 they welcomed their first daughter, the infanta Leonor. A year and a half later, the princes of Spain were again parents, to another girl, who was born on April 29, 2007 and was named after her paternal grandmother, Sofia.
In June 2014, Letizia becomes Queen Consort, after the abdication of Juan Carlos and consequent accession to the throne of the prince, now King Philip VI. That same day, Leonor receives the title of princess of Asturias and ascends to first place in the line of succession to the throne.
In the gallery, recall some of the best photographs of the Queen of Spain, since she was presented as Felipe’s fiancée until today.