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Juan Carlos

Line breaks: Juan Car¦los
Pronunciation: /ˌhwɑːn ˈkɑːlɒs
 
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Definition of Juan Carlos in English:

(B.1938), grandson of Alfonso XIII, king of Spain 1975–2014; full name Juan Carlos Victor María de Borbón y Borbón. Franco’s chosen successor, he became king after Franco’s death. His reign saw Spain’s increasing liberalization and its entry into NATO and the European Community. In 2014 he abdicated in favour of his son Prince Felipe.

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