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Old 05-04-2008, 05:54 AM
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that is sooo sad i feel for them
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Old 05-04-2008, 06:02 AM
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A very sad day indeed! Does anyone know how old the former president was?
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Old 05-04-2008, 06:04 AM
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sorrry i don't i hope he was a good old age
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Old 05-04-2008, 08:02 AM
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Declaration of His Majesty the King on the occasion of D. Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo y Bustelo's death

Zarzuela Palace. Madrid, on May 4, 2008

On the occasion of the death yesterday of the Excmo. Mr. Don Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo y Bustelo, President of the Government of Spain, Marquess of Ría de Ribadeo Ribadeo and "Grande de España", H.M. the King wants to demonstrate the following thing:

" On this day, I want to express, together with my Family, the deepest sorrow for the death of the President Don Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, as well as to produce the most felt honoring of respect and gratitude.

There has died a great Spanish, a great statesman, a democrat and a very dear person.

I will never forget his delivers to the service of Spain for so many years, his unpayable contribution to our Transition, his labor to place Spain in the place that corresponds to it in the world, and his proven and permanent loyalty to the Wreath.

My Family joins me to dedicate from heart, all our fondness to his wife, children and other family, in these moments of deep pain.

Rest in peace! "


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Old 05-04-2008, 08:05 AM
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Declaration of His Majesty the King on the occasion of D. Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo y Bustelo's death

Zarzuela Palace. Madrid, on May 4, 2008

On the occasion of the death yesterday of the Excmo. Mr. Don Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo y Bustelo, President of the Government of Spain, Marquess of Ría de Ribadeo Ribadeo and "Grande de España", H.M. the King wants to demonstrate the following thing:

" On this day, I want to express, together with my Family, the deepest sorrow for the death of the President Don Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, as well as to produce the most felt honoring of respect and gratitude.

There has died a great Spanish, a great statesman, a democrat and a very dear person.

I will never forget his delivers to the service of Spain for so many years, his unpayable contribution to our Transition, his labor to place Spain in the place that corresponds to it in the world, and his proven and permanent loyalty to the Wreath.

My Family joins me to dedicate from heart, all our fondness to his wife, children and other family, in these moments of deep pain.

Rest in peace! "
What a beautiful speech the King made, thanks Lula He sure did make a big contribution to our transition from dictatorship to democracy! What I did't know is that he had a title!
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Old 05-04-2008, 08:24 AM
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A very sad day indeed! Does anyone know how old the former president was?
He was 82 years old
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Old 05-04-2008, 10:34 AM
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THE QUEEN OF SPAIN SOFIA WITH THE PRINCESS LETIZIA AND LEONOR IN MIGUEL URDANGARIN S BIRTHDAY IN BARCELONA

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THE QUEEN OF SPAIN SOFIA WITH THE PRINCESS LETIZIA AND LEONOR IN MIGUEL URDANGARIN S BIRTHDAY IN BARCELONA

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This is great Lula! Thanks so much! The article in Hola had already said there were many balloons but now we can see for ourselves Can't get over how cute Leonor's t-shirt is
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Old 05-04-2008, 12:30 PM
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SPANISH ROYAL FAMILY AT THE 2ND CENTENARY CELEBRATION OF THE INDEPENDENCE WAR

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Old 05-04-2008, 01:44 PM
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thanks lula the pics from prisma are really great!!!

what a great complicity between letizia and the Queen!!! it's lovely to see the relationaship both women have together!! they're very close!!!

also with Elena!! they seem to have fun during this event!!! letizia was gorgeous!! and she looks so happy!!! what a great couple with Felipe!!
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Maybe Letizia told her mother-in-law 'it's a boy' .
http://www.prismanews.com/IMG/cache-...53296c5436.jpg
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A sweet picture of Felipe and Letizia.
http://images2.image-data.com/images...8/93598380.jpg
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Old 05-04-2008, 02:02 PM
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haha good one DonnaK, the Queen sure looks happy with the news No, but seriously, I love the close relationship they have, they're really close!
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Hola!/LOS REYES Y LOS PRÍNCIPES DE ASTURIAS DAN EL ÚLTIMO ADIÓS A LEOPOLDO CALVO SOTELO
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Princess Letizia and Queen Sofía are really close, they have a so mother/daughter relationship
And what can I say about F&L? they are just like a couple of teenagers they are really in love... wonderful couple!
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