Queen Sofía of Spain

Taking a look at Queen Sofía of Spain

Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark was born on 2 November 1938 as the daughter of the future King Paul of Greece and Frederica of Hanover. According to her mother’s memoirs, she was born in the sitting room of a small house in Psychico, given to them by the government. Sophie’s younger brother, the future [read more]

The Royal Women

Royal Women at the Olympics

Women were first allowed to take part in the 1900 Paris Olympics Games, and since 1991 all new sports wanting to be included must include a women’s event. The first royal woman I found to have joined the Olympics was Queen Sofia of Spain, then still a Princess of Greece and Denmark. She took part [read more]