Margarita Maria (b. 1939)

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Margarita Maria (b. 1939)

Spanish crown princess. Born on March 6, 1939, in Anglo-American Hospital, Rome, Italy; daughter 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—); married Carlos Zurita y Delgado, on October 12, 1972; children: Alfonso Juan (b. 1973); Maria Sofia Zurita y de Borbón (b. 1975).