Alfonso XIII of Spain

1886 - 1941

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Alfonso XIII (17 May 1886 – 28 February 1941), also known as El Africano or the African, was King of Spain from 1886 until the proclamation of the Second Republic in 1931. 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 1,794,180 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Alfonso XIII of Spain is the 499th most popular politician (up from 510th in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Spain (up from 49th in 2019) and the 16th 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 499 out of 15,710Before him are Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, Stephen I of Hungary, Valentinian III, John Tyler, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Menkaure. After him are Abdulmejid II, Murad V, Feodor I of Russia, Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, Menes, and Gideon.

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Among people born in 1886, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 4Before him are David Ben-Gurion, Diego Rivera, and Robert Schuman. After him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Oskar Kokoschka, Jean Arp, Béla Kun, Sergey Kirov, Marc Bloch, Karl von Frisch, and Karl Barth. Among people deceased in 1941, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 7Before him are Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Rabindranath Tagore, Henri Bergson, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell. After him are Maximilian Kolbe, James George Frazer, Walther Nernst, Arthur Evans, Emanuel Lasker, and Robert Delaunay.

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Among people born in Spain, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 47 out of 2,595Before him are Pope Callixtus III (1379), Plácido Domingo (1941), Arcadius (377), Muhammad al-Idrisi (1100), Charles III of Spain (1716), and Juan Sebastián Elcano (1476). After him are Maria Theresa of Spain (1638), Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617), Ibn Arabi (1165), Quintilian (35), Tomás de Torquemada (1420), and Pedro Almodóvar (1949).


Among politicians born in Spain, Alfonso XIII of Spain ranks 16Before him are Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Philip IV of Spain (1605), Charles II of Spain (1661), Philip III of Spain (1578), Arcadius (377), and Charles III of Spain (1716). After him are Abd al-Rahman III (889), Isabella II of Spain (1830), Magnus Maximus (335), Alfonso XII of Spain (1857), Ferdinand VII of Spain (1784), and Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress (1528).