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).
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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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(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.