Spain: Clarifying the Succession

For years, Spain's favorite guessing game has centered on one question: Who would succeed Generalissimo Francisco Franco? Since Franco, "Caudillo of Spain by the grace of God," had pledged to restore a constitutional monarchy, the choice centered on the two surviving male members of Spain's long-deposed royal family. Would it be the Pretender, Don Juan de Borbón y Battenberg, 56, son of Spain's last King, Alfonso XIII, who dwells in self-imposed exile in Portugal? Or would it be his son, Prince Juan Carlos de Borbón y Borbón, 31, a sports-loving young man...

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