Sofia Palazuelo Barroso is the daughter of Fernando Palazuelo and Sofía Barroso. She studied at The College for International Studies (CIS), an American University that offers American higher education in Madrid.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
While studying at CIS, Sofia met her future husband Spanish aristocrat Fernando Juan Fitz-James Stuart y de Solís.Embed from Getty Images
Fernando Fitz-James Stuart Solis and Sofia Palazuelo at the 2017 April’s Fair in Seville.Embed from Getty Images
Fernando Juan Fitz-James Stuart y de Solís was born on 14 September 1990, as the elder son of Carlos Fitz-James Stuart, then 14th Duke of Huéscar, and his wife Matilde de Solís-Beaumont y Martínez-Campos.Embed from Getty Images
Fernando Fitz-James Stuart Solis and father Carlos Fitz- James Stuart, Duke of Alba.
On 1 February 2016, Fernando received the title of 15th Duke of Huéscar (the traditional title of the heir to the House of Alba since the 16th century), which was ceded by his father, Carlos Fitz-James Stuart, the current 19th Duke of Alba.
The current Duke of Huéscar is the heir apparent to the Dukedom of Alba and thereby to the headship of the House of Alba.Embed from Getty Images
Sofia Palazuelo, The Duke of Alba and The Duke of Huéscar.
Sofía Palazuelo and Fernando Juan Fitz-James Stuart y de Solís, 15th Duke of Huescar, married on 6 October 2018 in the gardens of Liria Palace.
The Liria Palace (Spanish: Palacio de Liria) is a neoclassical palace in Madrid, Spain. It is the Madrid residence of the Dukes of Alba.
The groom wore full military regalia representing the Royal Calvary Armory of Seville.Embed from Getty Images
Fernando Fitz-James Stuart and mother Matilde de Solís-Beaumont y Martínez-Campos.Embed from Getty Images
Sofia Palazuelo and mother Sofia Barroso.
For her wedding Sofia wore a gown designed by her aunt Teresa Palazuelo, a white minimalist short-sleeved dress with an amazing detachable cape and feather headpiece by Spanish designer Teresa Britz.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
The couple was joined by 750 wedding guests including Queen Sofía of Spain.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
After the religious ceremony, The Duke and Duchess of Huéscar posed for the official photos of their wedding.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Sofia Barroso, Mathilde de Solís-Beaumont y Martínez-Campos, Fernando Fitz-James Stuart, Sofia Palazuelo, Queen Sofia of Spain, King Simeon II of Bulgaria and wife Margarita Gómez-Acebo y Cejuela, The Duke of Alba and Princess Anne of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Dowager Duchess of Calabria.Embed from Getty Images
On 8 September 2020, the young couple had a daughter, Rosario Fitz-James Stuart y Palazuelo, born at Hospital de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, in Madrid.Embed from Getty Images
Sofia Palazuelo and Fernando Fitz James with their daughter Rosario during their daughter’s media presentation in Madrid September 13, 2020.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
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