The World: THE PRINCE AS SLEEPING BEAUTY

It took the bluest of Europe's royal blood to produce Prince Juan Carlos Victor Maria de Borbón y Borbón. Tall (6 ft. 2 in.), curly-haired and athletically handsome, Juan Carlos is the grandson of Spain's last ruling King, Alfonso XIII, as well as a great-great-grandson of Britain's Queen Victoria and a direct descendant of France's Bourbon monarchs. Despite his lineage, however, the Prince is less the product of royalty than the creation of a commoner. Under the close surveillance and tutelage of Franco since he was ten years old, Juan Carlos has been...

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