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Felipe VI
King of Spain (more…)
Reign 19 June 2014 â€“ present
Enthronement 19 June 2014
Predecessor Juan Carlos I
Heir presumptive Leonor
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
Born (1968-01-30) 30 January 1968 (age 48)
Nuestra Señora de Loreto Clinic, Madrid, Spain
Spouse Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano (m. 2004)
Issue Leonor, Princess of Asturias
Infanta Sofía
Full name
Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y Grecia

I embody the renewed monarchy for a new time.
You will find in me a loyal head of state who is ready listen and understand, warn and advise as well as to defend the public interest at all times.
Felipe VI of Spain
Public office must not be a means to profit or become rich.

We have a great country, we are a great nation - let us trust in it.
In a unified and diverse Spain, based on the equality of and solidarity between its people, there is room for all of us. And for all of our feelings and sensitivities and our distinct ways of being Spaniards.
Felipe VI of Spain
The men and women of my generation are heirs to that great collective success which has been admired worldwide and of which we are so proud. It is now up to us to pass it on to the coming generations.
Felipe VI of Spain
We mustn't hesitate to cut corruption at its roots.
Sincere and generous collaboration is the best way to fulfil the legitimate aspirations of each person and achieve great collective goals for the common good and the general interest.
Felipe VI of Spain
We have a great country, we are a great nation - let us trust in it.
Our primary objective must be to prevent wars, and when we fail in this, we must protect and assist the innocent victims.
Felipe VI of Spain
The crown must constantly earn citizens' appreciation, respect and trust.
Felipe VI of Spain
It is possible for political forces to agree.
Spain and the United States share the same values of democracy, liberty and fundamental freedoms.
Felipe VI of Spain
We must never relent in our efforts to resolve conflicts through diplomacy and through all of the instruments bestowed by the Charter of the United Nations.
Felipe VI of Spain
Today, more than ever, citizens demand with good reason that moral and ethical principles be upheld and that exemplariness preside over our public life. And the king, as the head of state, must not only be an example but also a servant to that just and legitimate demand of the citizens.
Felipe VI of Spain
I want to reaffirm, as king, my faith in the unity of Spain.
Millions of Spaniards have Catalonia in their hearts.
Together, for over 50 years, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia have devoted themselves to Spain.
Felipe VI of Spain
There must not be favoured treatment for those occupying a position of public responsibility.
Felipe VI of Spain
We all have our place in this diverse Spain.
I begin my reign with profound emotion at the honour of accepting the Crown, aware of the responsibility it entails and with the greatest hope for the future of Spain.
Felipe VI of Spain