Put popcorn in the microwave because a love story is coming, yes, ignoring the outcome. She was running on September 12, 1961 when a heartthrob Juan Carlos de Bourbon he was about to leave his past behind latin loverwhich he would resume after a quarter of an hour, in order to ask for the hand of the daughter of Pablo de Grecia, but without romanticism or pompous scenes.
As a historical-romantic context, it should be noted that Juan Carlos and Sofía met on the high seas, specifically on the Agamemnon that sailed around the Greek islands. However, there were no saucy looks or “come, I’ll show you my cabin.” As they say in ‘Infobae’, it would be in June 1961 when the couple would meet again at the wedding of Prince Edward and Katherine Worsley, held in London, so that their minds would make matches: “There we began to feel the pull of attractiveness”the mother of Felipe VI revealed to Pilar Urbano.
The months passed, love strengthened and a ring flew to the finger of Doña Sofía, literally speaking. And it is that the request for a hand was, to say the least, curious. It took place in Lausanne, the residence of Queen Victoria Eugenia and where the kings of Greece for the opening of the Universal Exposition. According to ‘Marie Claire’, the emeritus chose to throw a box at his, then, girlfriend where it read “Sofi, take it”. With how easy it would have been to transcribe a poem by Pablo Neruda.
But what was in that box? Well, a lot of glitter-glitter: a gold, ruby and diamond ring. The method for announcing the bodorrio varied by area. While in Athens they spared no expense, firing 101 cannon shots and issuing an official statement, in Spain, where the Dictatorship reigned, they made a small mention. the end.
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