Carlos, Prince of Asturias

1545 - 1568

Carlos, Prince of Asturias

Several of the Carlist pretenders to the Spanish throne were also known as Don Carlos. Carlos, Prince of Asturias, also known as Don Carlos (8 July 1545 – 24 July 1568), was the eldest son and heir-apparent of King Philip II of Spain. His mother was Maria Manuela of Portugal, daughter of John III of Portugal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos, Prince of Asturias has received more than 637,731 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 121st most popular companion.

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Among companions, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 121 out of 586Before him are Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France, Louise of Sweden, Maria Luisa of Parma, Henrietta Maria of France, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, and Imelda Marcos. After him are Constance, Queen of Sicily, Mumtaz Mahal, Dinah, Caroline of Baden, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, and Maria Luisa of Savoy.

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Among people born in 1545, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 6Before him are Elisabeth of Valois, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Túpac Amaru, Yi Sun-sin, and Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma. After him are John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara, Azai Nagamasa, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, Powhatan, and Guidobaldo del Monte. Among people deceased in 1568, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 3Before him are Elisabeth of Valois and Jean Parisot de Valette. After him are Albert, Duke of Prussia, Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Jacques Arcadelt, Stanislaus Kostka, Andrés de Urdaneta, Sophie of Pomerania, Nicolaus Olahus, Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Garcia de Orta.

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Among people born in Spain, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 150 out of 1,895Before him are Henry II of Castile (1334), Paco Rabanne (1934), Pep Guardiola (1971), José Echegaray (1832), Martin of Aragon (1356), and Javier Solana (1942). After him are Joan II of Navarre (1311), Manuel Azaña (1880), Ferdinand I of Naples (1423), Enrique Iglesias (1975), Peter II of Aragon (1174), and Gaius Julius Hyginus (-64).