Royal Grandson Turns 18

Felipe Juan Froilán de Todos los Santos de Marichalar y Borbón turned 18 over the weekend, the first of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia’s grandchildren to do so.

Froilán, as he is often called, is the son of Infanta Elena and King Felipe’s oldest nephew, and fourth in line to the Spanish throne.

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Froilán, far right, attending events connected with King Felipe’s proclamation in 2014. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

The Royal Family and King’s Family have been getting him ready for a more public role, but have also grumbled about his friends and life goals.

Froilán is said to be attending a military academy in Virginia. His father, aristocrat Jaime de Marichalar, got divorced from Infanta Elena in 2009.

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