Spain’s King Juan Carlos to Abdicate

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King Juan Carlos of Spain is to abdicate, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced today. The 76 year-old Catholic monarch has ruled since 1975, taking over after the death of dictator Francisco Franco.
The king’s son, Georgetown University graduate Crown Prince Felipe, 45, will become Spain’s new monarch.


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