Francisco 2
Background information
Feature films Elena and the Secret of Avalor
Short films
Television programs Elena of Avalor
Video games
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by
Voice Emiliano Díez
Performance model
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name
Other names Abuelo
Personality Wise, kind
Occupation Member of the Grand Council of Avalor
Alignment Good
Goal To help Elena
Home Avalor
Relatives Luisa (wife)
The King of Avalor (son-in-law; deceased)
The Queen of Avalor (daughter; deceased)
Princess Elena (older granddaughter)
Princess Isabel (younger granddaughter)
Duke Esteban (grandson)
Allies Alakazar
Enemies Shuriki
Likes Music

His granddaughters

Powers and abilities

Francisco is a major character in the Disney Channel animated series, Elena of Avalor. He is Princess Elena and Princess Isabel's maternal grandfather.

Personality and TraitsEdit

Francisco is a very wise man who loves his family and who has a firm respect for the by-laws and traditions of the Kingdom of Avalor. He also has a perchant for storytelling as noted by his wife when she tells Elena that he's always reminded of a story. He also has knowledge of the Scepter of Light as shown when he tells Luisa "It's never glowed like that before." As revealed in "Model Sister", Francisco believes in placing the Royal Duties before all else. He also values making a good impression during a Royal Visit.


Sofia the FirstEdit

Francisco will appear in the upcoming special Elena and the Secret of Avalor. When the evil sorceress Shuriki attacked the Kingdom of Avalor and killed the King and Queen, Alakazar, the Royal Sorcerer, decided to keep the remaining members of the Royal Family safe by casting a spell to place him, his wife Luisa, and his younger granddaughter Princess Isabel inside an Enchanted Painting while his eldest granddaughter Crown Princess Elena faced Shuriki alone to buy him time. Elena and Alakazar succeeded and the three of them were placed inside the painting where they would remain for forty-one years until Elena finally let them out.

Elena of AvalorEdit

In the series that serves as the special's sequel, Francisco appears as a major character. He is member of Grand Council of Avalor, alongside Luisa, Naomi, and Esteban. Chosen by his granddaughter for his wisdom. Through the course of the show, Francisco assists Elena in her journey to becoming Queen and is always there to give her friendly advice when she needs it.


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Shows: Elena of Avalor
Music: Elena of Avalor (soundtrack)
Books: Feliz Navidad: A Royal Christmas | Elena and the Secret of Avalor | A Sister's Promise | A Palace Fit for a Princess | Elena and Naomi's Big Adventure | My Best Friend's Birthday


Princess Elena | Princess Isabel | Migs, Luna and Skylar | Francisco | Luisa | Duke Esteban | Naomi | Mateo | Gabe | Zuzo | Armando | Prince Alonso | Shuriki | Alakazar | The King and Queen of Avalor | King Toshi | Charoca


Season One: "First Day of Rule" | "Model Sister" | "All Heated Up" | "Island of Youth" | "Spellbound"


Theme Song | My Time | Ready to Rule | Sister Time | Blow My Top | Festival of Love | The Magic Within You


Avalor | Satu | Fountain of Youth


Amulet of Avalor | Scepter of Light

See Also

Sofia the First