Juan Carlos

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Juan Car·los

 (wän kär′ləs, -lōs, hwän) Born 1938.
King of Spain (1975-2014) who acceded to the throne on the death of Francisco Franco and helped restore parliamentary democracy. He abdicated in favor of his son Felipe (born 1968).

Juan Carlos

(Spanish xwan ˈkarlɔs)
n
(Biography) born 1938, king of Spain (1975–2014): nominated by Franco as the first king of the restored Spanish monarchy that was to follow his death
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Noun1.Juan Carlos - king of Spain since 1975 (born in 1938)
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(BNA) -- His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister today attended the Bahrain-Spain Business Forum, in the presence His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain.
MUSCAT, May 1 (KUNA) -- King Juan Carlos I of Spain left Oman, Thursday, after a three-day visit where he discussed with Sultan Qaboos the promotion of existing bilateral ties.
King Juan Carlos I of Spain deeply thanked HM King Mohammed VI for the pardon he granted to 48 Spanish convicts serving prison sentences in Morocco.
Summary: The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received a cable of thanks from King Juan Carlos I of Spain in reply to his greetings sent to him on his country's National Day.