Margarita Maria (1939–)

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Margarita Maria (1939–)

Spanish crown princess. Born Mar 6, 1939, in Anglo-American Hospital, Rome, Italy; dau. of Maria de las Mercedes (1910–2000) and John or Juan (1913–1993), count of Barcelona; sister of Juan Carlos I (1938–), king of Spain (r. 1975–); m. Carlos Zurita y Delgado, on Oct 12, 1972; children: Alfonso Juan (b. 1973); Maria Sofia Zurita y de Borbón (b. 1975).