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Isabella II of Spain

1830 - 1904

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Isabella II (Spanish: Isabel II, María Isabel Luisa de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias; 10 October 1830 – 9 April 1904) was Queen of Spain from 1833 until her deposition in 1868. She is the only queen regnant in the history of unified Spain.Isabella was the elder daughter of King Ferdinand VII and Queen Maria Christina. Shortly before Isabella's birth, her father issued the Pragmatic Sanction to revert the Salic Law and ensure the succession of his firstborn daughter, due to his lack of a son. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Isabella II of Spain has received more than 2,463,246 page views. Her biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Isabella II of Spain is the 797th most popular politician (down from 768th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Spain (up from 64th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Spanish Politician.

Isabella II of Spain is most famous for being the Queen of Spain from 1833 to 1868.

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Among politicians, Isabella II of Spain ranks 797 out of 15,577Before her are Börte, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Shapur I, Robert I, Duke of Normandy, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, and Hassan II of Morocco. After her are İsmet İnönü, Walter Ulbricht, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Charles II of England, and Stanisław August Poniatowski.

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Among people born in 1830, Isabella II of Spain ranks 7Before her are Franz Joseph I of Austria, Camille Pissarro, Abdülaziz, Emily Dickinson, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, and Frédéric Mistral. After her are Paul Heyse, Hector Malot, Julius Lothar Meyer, Porfirio Díaz, Eadweard Muybridge, and Isma'il Pasha. Among people deceased in 1904, Isabella II of Spain ranks 5Before her are Anton Chekhov, Antonín Dvořák, Theodor Herzl, and Murad V. After her are Henry Morton Stanley, Friedrich Ratzel, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Niels Ryberg Finsen, Eadweard Muybridge, and Gabriel Tarde.

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Among people born in Spain, Isabella II of Spain ranks 62 out of 2,932Before her are Francisco de Zurbarán (1598), Michael Servetus (1509), Abd al-Rahman III (889), Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600), Jusepe de Ribera (1591), and Bartolomé de las Casas (1484). After her are Plácido Domingo (1941), Alfonso X of Castile (1221), Florentino Pérez (1947), Ferdinand VII of Spain (1784), Amancio Ortega (1936), and Santiago Bernabéu Yeste (1895).


Among politicians born in Spain, Isabella II of Spain ranks 17Before her are Charles II of Spain (1661), Philip III of Spain (1578), Charles III of Spain (1716), Arcadius (377), Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886), and Abd al-Rahman III (889). After her are Ferdinand VII of Spain (1784), Louis I of Spain (1707), Muhammad XII of Granada (1459), Alfonso XII of Spain (1857), Josep Borrell (1947), and Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba (1507).