Princess Leonor Prepares To Become Full Time Working Royal. Will Train in the Military

Princess Leonor of Spain

HRH The Princess of Asturias, Leonor, is back in Wales, UK to continue her studies at the United World College of the Atlantic, where she is in her last year taking up a two-year course in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. 

As she prepares to graduate next year, it's not yet clear if she will attend a UK-based university, just like Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, or move back to Spain to study in Madrid.

Princess Leonor best summer look 2022

Princess Leonor of Asturias fashion

Princess Leonor has a busy schedule ahead. Next month during the autumn school break, she will travel back to Spain to attend the Princess of Asturias Awards Ceremony. The Awards will be presented by the Princess of Asturias Foundation and will be held in Oviedo, the capital of the Principality of Asturias.

As the heir-presumptive of her father, Princess Leonor is the nominal chairperson of the Princess of Asturias and Princess of Girona Foundations. But until she turns 18, the positions are assumed by her father in her name. 

The Spanish royal family during summer break in Palma

Princess Leonor will also celebrate her 17th birthday on October 31, 2022, either in Madrid or somewhere else in Spain. There's no information given by the Palace of Madrid on how it would be celebrated.

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Princess Leonor. Infanta Sofia, Queen Letizia

Her younger sister, Infanta Sofia, who turned 15 in April this year, is currently a secondary school student at Santa María de los Rosales school in Madrid. 

Military Training

Upon turning 18 next year, it is reported that the Princess of Asturias will undergo military training in preparation for her future role as Captain General of the Spanish Armed Forces.

The Spanish royal family

She is expected to attend training in the three military schools in Spain for three different branches of the armed forces: Air Force Academy in San Javier, Murcia, Army in Zaragoza, and Navy in Marin Pontevedra.

During her military training course, she will undergo physical and mental training on toughness, preparedness, values of defense, shooting, and risk management.

Among the future Queens in Europe today, only Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Princess Elisabeth, the Duchess of Brabant, finished their military training.

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Princess Leonor attended the Princess of Girona Awards

Princess Leonor of Asturias fashion

Princess Leonor of Asturias

Official Titles

Princess Leonor official titles: Princess of Asturias, Princess of Girona, Princess of Viana, Duchess of Montblanc, Countess of Cervera and Lady of Balaguer

If she will ascend to the throne someday, she would be Spain's first queen regnant since Queen Isabella II, who reigned from 1833 to 1868.

Queen Letizia's latest public engagement

Meanwhile, Princess Leonor's mother, Queen Letizia, attended the 'Tour del Cancer' Conference in Lleida on September 6, Tuesday, in her capacity as the Permanent Honorary President of the Spanish Association Against Cancer.

Queen letizia attends tour del cancer
Queen Letizia attends the Tour del Cancer conference

Queen letizia attends tour del cancer

The conference will take place in several cities in Spain until the end of the year with the aim of increasing the visibility and knowledge of the disease in society.

She kept her appearance simple by wearing a delicate floral print dress from Adolfo Dominguez and a pair of pink suede pumps from Lodi.

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