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Alfonso XIII of Spain

1886 - 1941

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Alfonso XIII (Spanish: Alfonso León Fernando María Jaime Isidro Pascual Antonio de Borbón y Habsburgo-Lorena; French: Alphonse Léon Ferdinand Marie Jacques Isidore Pascal Antoine de Bourbon; 17 May 1886 – 28 February 1941), also known as El Africano or the African due to his Africanist views, was King of Spain from his birth until 14 April 1931, when the Second Spanish Republic was proclaimed. He was a monarch from birth as his father, Alfonso XII, had died the previous year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfonso XIII of Spain has received more than 2,147,837 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Alfonso XIII of Spain is the 494th most popular politician (up from 499th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Spain (up from 47th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Spanish Politician.

Alfonso XIII of Spain is most famous for being the King of Spain from 1886-1931. He restored the monarchy after the Spanish Revolution of 1868 and was overthrown by the Second Spanish Republic in 1931.

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Among politicians, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 494 out of 15,577Before him are Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Jiang Zemin, Menachem Begin, Şehzade Cihangir, Nader Shah, and Macrinus. After him are Yazid I, Cnut the Great, Tahmasp I, John II of France, Hafez al-Assad, and Christian VII of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1886, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 3Before him are David Ben-Gurion and Diego Rivera. After him are Robert Schuman, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Oskar Kokoschka, Sergey Kirov, Béla Kun, Jean Arp, Marc Bloch, Manne Siegbahn, and Karl Barth. Among people deceased in 1941, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 7Before him are Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Rabindranath Tagore, James Joyce, Henri Bergson, Virginia Woolf, and Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell. After him are Maximilian Kolbe, Maurice Leblanc, James George Frazer, Arthur Evans, Robert Delaunay, and Frederick Banting.

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Among people born in Spain, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 46 out of 2,932Before him are Isidore of Seville (560), Pope Callixtus III (1379), Arcadius (377), Muhammad al-Idrisi (1100), El Cid (1045), and Juan Sebastián Elcano (1476). After him are Pedro Almodóvar (1949), Lope de Vega (1562), Eugénie de Montijo (1826), John of the Cross (1542), Maria Theresa of Spain (1638), and Tomás de Torquemada (1420).


Among politicians born in Spain, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 15Before him are Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Philip IV of Spain (1605), Charles II of Spain (1661), Philip III of Spain (1578), Charles III of Spain (1716), and Arcadius (377). After him are Abd al-Rahman III (889), Isabella II of Spain (1830), Ferdinand VII of Spain (1784), Louis I of Spain (1707), Muhammad XII of Granada (1459), and Alfonso XII of Spain (1857).