Fernán González of Castile

910 - 970

Fernán González of Castile

Fernán González (died 970) was the first autonomous count of Castile. Fernán González was a colourful character of legendary status in Iberia, and founder of the dynasty that would rule a semi-autonomous Castile, laying the foundations for its status as an independent kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernán González of Castile has received more than 50,208 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 433rd most popular companion.

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Among companions, Fernán González of Castile ranks 439 out of 586Before him are Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford, Wild Bill Hickok, Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark, Neithhotep, Beatrice of Castile, and Eleanor of Anjou. After him are Marie of Champagne, Claudia Antonia, Maria Clementina Sobieska, Christian II, Elector of Saxony, Aelia Flaccilla, and Adela of Flanders.

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Among people born in 910, Fernán González of Castile ranks 8Before him are Pope Benedict VII, Adalbert of Magdeburg, Gunnbjörn Ulfsson, Hasdai ibn Shaprut, Eadgyth, and William III, Duke of Aquitaine. After him are Andregoto Galíndez, Theobald I, Count of Blois, and Helena Lekapene. Among people deceased in 970, Fernán González of Castile ranks 4Before him are Harald Greycloak, García Sánchez I of Pamplona, and Peter I of Bulgaria. After him is Polyeuctus of Constantinople.

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Among people born in Spain, Fernán González of Castile ranks 599 out of 1,895Before him are María Casares (1922), Mariano José de Larra (1809), Francesc Eiximenis (1330), García Fernández of Castile (938), Beatrice of Castile (1242), and Lorenzo Fernández (1900). After him are Muhammad III of Córdoba (976), Chus Lampreave (1930), Antonio de Mendoza (1494), Antonio Cánovas del Castillo (1828), Alonso Berruguete (1488), and Aelia Flaccilla (356).


Among companions born in Spain, Fernán González of Castile ranks 26Before him are Mercedes of Orléans (1860), Joan of Navarre, Queen of England (1368), Isabella, Princess of Asturias (1851), Berengaria of Barcelona (1116), Sancha of Castile, Queen of Aragon (1154), and Beatrice of Castile (1242). After him are Aelia Flaccilla (356), Elisenda of Montcada (1292), Muniadona of Castile (995), Luisa de Guzmán (1613), and Blanca of Navarre, Queen of Castile (1137).

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