Queen Letizia of Spain

by andrew on July 24, 2014

Spanish Royals Receive "Ruta Quetzal BBVA 2014" Youth Group at El Pardo Palace in Madrid on July 21, 2014

Birth Name: Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano

Place of Birth: Oviedo, Asturias, Spain

Date of Birth: 15 September, 1972

Ethnicity: Spanish, distant French

Letizia Ortiz is the Queen consort of Spain, as the wife of King Felipe VI of Spain. She has been Queen consort since 19 June, 2014.

Letizia was previously a journalist and news anchor. She is the daughter of María Paloma Rocasolano Rodríguez and Jesús José Ortiz Álvarez.

Queen Letizia’s paternal grandfather was José Luis Ortiz Velasco (the son of José Ortiz Pool and Carmen Velasco Gutiérrez).

Queen Letizia’s paternal grandmother was Maria Carmen “Menchu” Álvarez del Valle (the daughter of Jesús or Eulalio Álvarez de la Fuente and Plácida del Valle Arribas). Plácida was the daughter of Eustasio del Valle Martín and Justa Arribas Aragón.

Queen Letizia’s maternal grandfather was Francisco Julio Rocasolano Camacho (the son of Miguel Rocasolano y Cebrián and María Camacho Rodríguez). Miguel was the son of Miguel Rocasolano y Pérez and Francisca Cebrián. Queen Letizia’s great-great-grandfather Miguel’s patrilineal great-grandfather, Pantaléon Roquesoulane, moved from Marcolès, Auvergne, France to Calanda, Teruel, Spain in the mid-18th century. Pantaléon’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his great-great-great-grandfather, Astorg Roquesoulane.

Queen Letizia’s maternal grandmother was Enriqueta Rodríguez Figarredo/Figueredo (the daughter of Enrique Rodríguez and María Paloma Figueredo). Enrique was born in the Philippines, to Spanish parents.

Sources: Genealogies of Queen Letizia of Spain – http://www.wargs.com
https://www.geni.com

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Manila June 5, 2017 at 8:16 am

I suggest you to add her husband Felipe VI and their two daughters.

Manila June 12, 2015 at 11:16 pm

José Luis Ortiz Velasco was the son of José Ortiz Pool and Carmen Velasco Gutiérrez.

Maria Carmen “Menchu” Álvarez del Valle was the daughter of Jesús Álvarez and Plácida del Valle Arribas.

Miguel Rocasolano Cebrian and Maria Camacho -> Miguel Rocasolano Cebrián and María Camacho Rodríguez

Miguel’s patrilineal great-great-grandfather, Pantaléon Roquesoulane, moved from Marcolès, Auvergne, France to Calanda, Teruel, Spain in the mid-18th century. Pantaléon’s patrilineal ancestor can be traced back to his great-great-great-grandfather Astorg Roquesoulane.

Enriqueta Rodríguez Figarredo was the daughter of Enrique Rodríguez and María Paloma Figueredo. Enrique was born in the Philippines to Spanish parents.

strawberry20 August 13, 2014 at 11:30 am

she’s also part Occitan which an ethnic group/romance language in southern france and italy’s borders

andrew August 13, 2014 at 4:13 pm

that’s what it’s written on Wikipedia. it’s roughly “Southern French”

SpaniardIam March 29, 2015 at 3:10 am

She is French ?. Lol lol lol . One of his grandmothers had something French . His French blood is 1/9 or less. Reina is Letizia is 100 percent Spanish .

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