Expectation in the heir: The next generation waiting to ascend the throne

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Expectation in the heir: The next generation waiting to ascend the throne

Prince Felipe of Spain, 45, has evolved into a popular and dashing figure in his native country, and royal watchers on the Iberian Peninsula will be contemplating the date the crown is passed along the line of succession.

With the help of wife Letizia and their two daughters, Leonor and Sofia, Felipe will be more than capable of succeeding his father, King Juan Carlos, on the throne when the time comes