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Ferdinand II of Aragon

1452 - 1516

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Ferdinand II (Aragonese: Ferrando; Catalan: Ferran; Basque: Errando; Spanish: Fernando; 10 March 1452 – 23 January 1516) was King of Aragon from 1479 until his death in 1516. As the husband of Queen Isabella I of Castile, he was also King of Castile from 1475 to 1504 (as Ferdinand V). He reigned jointly with Isabella over a dynastically unified Spain; together they are known as the Catholic Monarchs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand II of Aragon has received more than 3,340,606 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Ferdinand II of Aragon is the 218th most popular politician (up from 228th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Spain (up from 25th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Spanish Politician.

Ferdinand II of Aragon was the King of Aragon, Catalonia, Valencia, Majorca, Sicily, and Naples. He was also the King of Castile and León, as well as the joint King of Portugal. He was the son of John I of Aragon and his second wife, Juana Enríquez.

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Among politicians, Ferdinand II of Aragon ranks 218 out of 15,577Before him are Tomyris, Brutus the Younger, Xi Jinping, Ferdinand I of Austria, Harun al-Rashid, and Ho Chi Minh. After him are Hosni Mubarak, Napoleon II, Paul I of Russia, Harald V of Norway, Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire, and David Ben-Gurion.

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Among people born in 1452, Ferdinand II of Aragon ranks 4Before him are Leonardo da Vinci, Richard III of England, and Girolamo Savonarola. After him are Ludovico Sforza, Abraham Zacuto, Prospero Colonna, Joanna, Princess of Portugal, and Davide Ghirlandaio. Among people deceased in 1516, Ferdinand II of Aragon ranks 2Before him is Hieronymus Bosch. After him are Giovanni Bellini, Vladislaus II of Hungary, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Johannes Trithemius, Juan Díaz de Solís, Giuliano da Sangallo, John III of Navarre, Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghuri, Jacopo de' Barbari, and Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio.

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Among people born in Spain, Ferdinand II of Aragon ranks 23 out of 2,932Before him are Ignatius of Loyola (1491), Francisco Pizarro (1478), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), Pope Alexander VI (1431), Joanna of Castile (1479), and Joan Miró (1893). After him are Maimonides (1138), Teresa of Ávila (1515), Saint Lawrence (225), Philip IV of Spain (1605), Saint Dominic (1170), and Francis Xavier (1506).


Among politicians born in Spain, Ferdinand II of Aragon ranks 9Before him are Philip II of Spain (1527), Theodosius I (340), Hadrian (76), Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), and Joanna of Castile (1479). After him are Philip IV of Spain (1605), Charles II of Spain (1661), Philip III of Spain (1578), Charles III of Spain (1716), Arcadius (377), and Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886).