Charles II of Spain

1661 - 1700

Charles II of Spain

Charles II of Spain (6 November 1661 – 1 November 1700), also known as El Hechizado or the Bewitched, was the last Habsburg ruler of the Spanish Empire. He is best remembered for his alleged physical disabilities, and the war that followed his death. Charles suffered ill-health throughout his life; from the moment he became king at the age of four in 1665, the succession was a prominent consideration in European politics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles II of Spain has received more than 4,731,929 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 353rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Charles II of Spain ranks 350 out of 14,801Before him are Charles I of Austria, Joachim Murat, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, Henry VII of England, and Sigismund III Vasa. After him are Solon, John III Sobieski, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Emperor Meiji, Horemheb, and Nerva.

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Among people born in 1661, Charles II of Spain ranks 1After him are Louis, Grand Dauphin, Sukjong of Joseon, Feodor III of Russia, Guillaume de l'Hôpital, Georg Böhm, Antonio I, Prince of Monaco, Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, Christopher Polhem, Louis Armand I, Prince of Conti, Jahandar Shah, and Georg Joseph Kamel. Among people deceased in 1700, Charles II of Spain ranks 2Before him is Pope Innocent XII. After him are André Le Nôtre, Do-Aklin, John Dryden, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, Lagâri Hasan Çelebi, Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe, and Louis Jolliet.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Charles II of Spain ranks 37 out of 1,895Before him are Catherine of Aragon (1485), Philip IV of Spain (1605), El Cid (1045), Philip III of Spain (1578), Roland (736), and Pope Callixtus III (1379). After him are Montserrat Caballé (1933), Isidore of Seville (560), Luis Buñuel (1900), Anne of Austria (1601), Charles III of Spain (1716), and Ibn Arabi (1165).


Among politicians born in Spain, Charles II of Spain ranks 13Before him are Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), Joanna of Castile (1479), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Philip IV of Spain (1605), and Philip III of Spain (1578). After him are Charles III of Spain (1716), Arcadius (377), Louis VII of France (1120), Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886), Isabella II of Spain (1830), and Abd al-Rahman III (889).

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