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Henry II of Castile

1334 - 1379

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Henry II (13 January 1334 – 29 May 1379), called Henry of Trastámara or the Fratricidal (el Fratricida), was the first king of Castile and León from the House of Trastámara. He became king in 1369 by defeating his half-brother Peter the Cruel, after numerous rebellions and battles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry II of Castile has received more than 342,557 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry II of Castile is the 1,816th most popular politician (down from 1,616th in 2019), the 152nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 144th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Spanish Politician.

Henry II of Castile is most famous for his conquest of the Moorish kingdom of Granada.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Henry II of Castile ranks 1,816 out of 15,710Before him are Burhanuddin Rabbani, John VI of Portugal, 1st Dalai Lama, Rodion Malinovsky, Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, and John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony. After him are Edgar the Peaceful, Ferdinand I of Naples, Charles VIII of Sweden, Richard von Weizsäcker, Qa'a, and Edward the Martyr.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1334, Henry II of Castile ranks 2Before him is Peter of Castile. After him are Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy, Hayam Wuruk, Emperor Sukō, and James I of Cyprus. Among people deceased in 1379, Henry II of Castile ranks 1After him are Otto V, Duke of Bavaria, Tommaso da Modena, Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg, and Philotheus I of Constantinople.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Henry II of Castile ranks 152 out of 2,595Before him are Buenaventura Durruti (1896), Diego de Almagro (1475), Enrique Iglesias (1975), José Antonio Primo de Rivera (1903), Pep Guardiola (1971), and Abd al-Rahman II (788). After him are Ferdinand I of Naples (1423), Enrique Granados (1867), Alfonso XI of Castile (1311), Ibn Hazm (994), Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881), and Gaius Julius Hyginus (-64).

Among POLITICIANS In Spain

Among politicians born in Spain, Henry II of Castile ranks 54Before him are Martin of Aragon (1356), Ferdinand I of Aragon (1380), Alfonso V of Aragon (1396), Almanzor (930), José Antonio Primo de Rivera (1903), and Abd al-Rahman II (788). After him are Ferdinand I of Naples (1423), Alfonso XI of Castile (1311), Peter II of Aragon (1174), Josep Borrell (1947), John I of Castile (1358), and John, Prince of Asturias (1478).