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Carlos, Prince of Asturias

1545 - 1568

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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. Carlos was mentally unstable and was imprisoned by his father in early 1568, dying after half a year of solitary confinement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos, Prince of Asturias has received more than 859,490 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Carlos, Prince of Asturias is the 119th most popular companion (down from 107th in 2019), the 134th most popular biography from Spain (down from 123rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Companion.

Carlos, Prince of Asturias is most famous for being the heir to the Spanish throne.

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Among COMPANIONS

Among companions, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 119 out of 673Before him are Sawda bint Zamʿa, Frederica of Hanover, Caroline of Baden, Anne of Bohemia and Hungary, Henrietta Maria of France, and Gala Dalí. After him are Zainab bint Muhammad, Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Elena of Montenegro, and Louise of Hesse-Kassel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1545, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 6Before him are Elisabeth of Valois, Yi Sun-sin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Túpac Amaru, and Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma. After him are Azai Nagamasa, Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara, John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Anna of Sweden, Guidobaldo del Monte, and Luzzasco Luzzaschi. Among people deceased in 1568, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 2Before him is Elisabeth of Valois. After him are Jean Parisot de Valette, Albert, Duke of Prussia, Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Jacques Arcadelt, Stanislaus Kostka, Andrés de Urdaneta, Sophie of Pomerania, Philip de Montmorency, Count of Horn, Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Christoph, Duke of Württemberg.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 134 out of 2,932Before him are John II of Castile (1405), Ferdinand I of León (1016), Henry IV of Castile (1425), Ferdinand I of Naples (1423), James II of Aragon (1267), and Alfonso VIII of Castile (1155). After him are Almanzor (930), Avempace (1080), Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1482), Josemaría Escrivá (1902), Ibn Hazm (994), and Paco Rabanne (1934).

Among COMPANIONS In Spain

Among companions born in Spain, Carlos, Prince of Asturias ranks 7Before him are Catherine of Aragon (1485), Eugénie de Montijo (1826), Maria Theresa of Spain (1638), Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1470), Blanche of Castile (1188), and Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal (1507). After him are Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1482), Inês de Castro (1325), Berengaria of Navarre (1165), Brunhilda of Austrasia (543), María Isabella of Spain (1789), and Joanna la Beltraneja (1462).