Catherine of Aragon

1485 - 1536

Catherine of Aragon

Catherine of Aragon (Spanish: Catalina; 16 December 1485 – 7 January 1536) was Queen of England from June 1509 until May 1533 as the first wife of King Henry VIII; she was previously Princess of Wales as the wife of Henry's elder brother, Arthur. The daughter of Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon, Catherine was three years old when she was betrothed to Arthur, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to the English throne. They married in 1501, but Arthur died five months later. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Catherine of Aragon has received more than 9,998,935 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 17th most popular companion.

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Among companions, Catherine of Aragon ranks 16 out of 586Before her are Madame de Pompadour, Nefertari, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, Mihrimah Sultan, and Khadija bint Khuwaylid. After her are Nurbanu Sultan, Roxana, Lucretia, Ankhesenamun, Olympias, and Joseph Bonaparte.

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Among people born in 1485, Catherine of Aragon ranks 2Before her is Hernán Cortés. After her are Giovanni da Verrazzano, Dragut, Sebastiano del Piombo, Thomas Cromwell, Pedro de Alvarado, Clément Janequin, Johannes Bugenhagen, Balthasar Hubmaier, Joos van Cleve, and Wolf Huber. Among people deceased in 1536, Catherine of Aragon ranks 4Before her are Erasmus, Anne Boleyn, and Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha. After her are Germaine of Foix, Baldassare Peruzzi, Francis III, Duke of Brittany, William Tyndale, Cecilia Gallerani, John of Leiden, Garcilaso de la Vega, and Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset.

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Among people born in Spain, Catherine of Aragon ranks 31 out of 1,895Before her are Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Saint Dominic (1170), Teresa of Ávila (1515), Francis Xavier (1506), Federico García Lorca (1898), and Julio Iglesias (1943). After her are Philip IV of Spain (1605), El Cid (1045), Philip III of Spain (1578), Roland (736), Pope Callixtus III (1379), and Charles II of Spain (1661).