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Archive for December, 2017

King Felipe today honored former Congress of Deputies Presiddent Manuel Marín González, who died at 68.

Don Felipe met with family members and parliamentarians at the Congress Palace in Madrid.

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Marín González was Congress president from 2004 to 2008 under the Socialist Party. He was also a diplomat and helped Spain become a member of the European Union.

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King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia have been in the public eye several times in recent weeks, sometimes together.

Their Majesties have kept a lower profile since handing the reins to King Felipe and Queen Letizia, but stay close to favorite projects.

The elder King and Queen were together late last month for an awards ceremony at the Royal Academy of Sciences.

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Don Juan Carlos was present by himself also recently for handing out the 11th Fondena Prize for nature protection.

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Queen Sofia was by herself early last month at the Royal Palace in Madrid to hand out a prize in her name for Ibero-American poetry.

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Both King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia were at the headquarters of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts to celebrate the Royal Theater.

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Today Queen Sofia attended a meeting of the leadership of the Íñigo Álvarez de Toledo renal foundation.

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