Infanta Cristina of SpainCristina Federica Victoria Antonia de la Santísima Trinidad de Borbón y Grecia, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca
, the Infanta Cristina
(born June 13
), is the youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos
and Queen Sofía
. She is sister to the Infanta Elena
and the Prince of Asturias, Felipe
Born in Madrid, she graduated from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 1989 with a degree in political science. She continued her studies at New York University, obtaining a master's degree in international relations in 1990.
She married the team handball player Iñaki Urdangarin in Barcelona on October 4, 1997, at which time her father conferred on her the title Duchess of Palma de Mallorca. They have three children, all born in Barcelona:
- Juan Valentín de Todos los Santos Urdangarin y de Borbón (born September 29, 1999)
- Pablo Nicolás Sebastián Urdangarin y de Borbón (born December 6, 2000)
- Miguel de Todos los Santos Urdangarin y de Borbón (born April 30, 2002)
They live in Barcelona, where the Infanta Cristina is in charge of the international cooperation program at the "La Caixa" Foundation.