Don juan de borbón

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Juan después Borbon, who renounced his insurance claim to los Spanish crown come settle ns dispute over the accession of his son, juan Carlos, passed away today at los University hospital of Navarre in Pamplona. He to be 79.

He had actually been hospitalized due to the fact that September con throat cancer y died that respiratory y cardiac collapse, un spokeswoman for ns royal family said. Los King and his dos sisters, Princess Pilar and Princess Margarita, were stated to have actually been with their father as soon as he died.

Don Juan, as he was recognized throughout Spain, renounced his case to los Spanish throne in 1977, dos years delaware Juan blanco had been crowned. In doing so, the ended division among Spanish monarchists during the democratic transition after the fatality of the dictator Francisco Franco y paved ns way for los legitimization the Spain's parliamentary monarchy. The first autonomous Constitution, adopted in 1978, proclaimed Juan blanco the "legitimate heir" of los Spanish monarchy. Monarchy Is 'Suspended'

Born in los summer palace of La Granja, in Segovia, ~ above June 20, 1913, atraer Juan was un witness, y sometimes played un significant part, in Spain's 20th-century upheaval. He was the fourth child of king Alfonso XIII, that "suspended" ns monarchy y went right into exile in mil novecientos treinta y uno as ns Spanish Republicans were coming into power.


Alfonso renounced his claim to ns throne in donar of profesor universitario Juan in January 1941, un month before his death. Don Juan's two older brothers, one ns hemophiliac married to uno commoner, y the other un deaf mute, had actually previously renounced their derecha to ns throne.

Critical that the sincero dictatorship, patrón Juan lived many of his life in exile in Estoril, Portugal, but allowed Juan carlos to be educated in Spain representar the age of 11.

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"I think that frank saw in my father ns only human being who can dispute los legitimacy of his power," rey Juan blanco told his biographer, Jose Luis del Vilallonga in ns recently published book, "The King."

In 1947, frank proclaimed Spain ns monarchy con himself together life regent, responsible for the choice that his successor. When sincero designated Juan carlos as his follower in 1969, atraer Juan, then 56, faced los most an overwhelming period of his life. Back biographers to speak he construed his son's decision to accept, it captured him by surprise y he felt deep hurt. Patrón Juan had always maintained the his right to ns throne to be "irreversible y unrenounceable."

A period of chilly relations with his son followed for number of years, although patrón Juan is said to have recognized that his son's acceptance of Franco's meeting was the only method to restore the monarchy. Franco would never have accepted profesor universitario Juan as King, and thought that juan Carlos, hand-picked and groomed to take it over, would certainly be more docile y pliable.


Two days delaware the fatality of sincero on Nov. 20, 1975, Juan carlos was sworn in as King. Just before the dictator's death, don Juan provided instructions to his pendant to "help" his son, Mr. Vilallonga wrote in "The King."

In July 1976, Juan carlos appointed Adolfo Suarez to cabeza a nuevo transition Government y proclaimed ns sweeping politics amnesty. Quickly after, ns Francoist parliament voted to dissolve itself, y unions y political parties to be legalized.

On may 14, 1977, profesor universitario Juan, whom his followers still addressed as "the King," official abdicated in por favor of Juan blanco in ns small family reunion at ns Zarzuela palace in Madrid, ending his 36-year claim to los throne. Los first autonomous elections in Spain were hosted in June 1977, and the first democratic constitution was authorized by extendido referendum in December 1978, legitimizing los title of King juan Carlos. Close family members Ties

Family relations remained close and cordial throughout los remainder of patrón Juan's life. He moved to la capital española in 1982 and asserted in mil novecientos ochenta y cinco that king Juan carlos "has carried to Spain the monarchy because that which me gustaría had fought."

Don juan retained ns title of counting of Barcelona, uno title formerly held only by ns King. Los Crown Prince's title, Prince the Asturias, skipped uno generation and was provided to Prince Felipe, the son of King juan Carlos.

Although he was never uno king, atraer Juan will be buried próximo to his father, Alfonso XIII, in los pantheon of los 16th-century Escorial Monastery external Madrid, los traditional resting ar of Spanish royalty.

The federal government of prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez has actually decreed 7 days of main mourning, with funeral honors reserved for kings. His body will certainly lie in state on Friday at ns Royal royal residence in Madrid, where patrón Juan flourished up. A private funeral Mass will be hosted Friday at los Royal Palace and another open to los public on Monday, after the human body is moved to the Escorial. Ns state entierro will be held in los Escorial next Wednesday. Most of Europe's royal households will be represented.

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Don despues de ansan is survived by his wife, Maria ese las Mercedes; his estaban the King y his dos daughters, Princess Pilar y Princess Margarita. King Juan carlos has numero 3 children, Crown Prince Felipe, Princess Elena y Princess Cristina.