On this momentous day, Crown Princess Leonor celebrates her 18th birthday, marking the commencement of her adulthood. Born on the 31st of October, 2005, in the enchanting city of Madrid, this auspicious occasion witnessed Crown Princess Leonor solemnly pledging her commitment to the Spanish Constitution. The ceremony transpired in the august presence of the esteemed members of the Cortes Generales, encompassing both the distinguished representatives of the Congress and the Senate.

In a profound and solemn moment, Princess Leonor administered her oath, a scene overseen by her father, King Felipe VI, and her mother, Queen Letizia. Notably, the ceremony also bore witness to the presence of Crown Princess Leonor's younger sister, Infanta Sofia. As the day transitions into evening, King Felipe and Queen Letizia are set to grace the occasion with a private dinner hosted at the opulent El Pardo Palace.

Following the solemn oath-taking ceremony, Princess Leonor was graciously bestowed with the illustrious collar of The Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III. This venerable order, which traces its origins to the year 1771 during the reign of King Charles III of Spain, holds a distinctive purpose: to recognize individuals for their meritorious endeavors that contribute to the betterment of Spain and the monarchy. It is essential to acknowledge that the Order of Charles III stands as the preeminent civilian distinction accorded by the Spanish Kingdom.

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