Joanna of Castile

1479 - 1555

Joanna of Castile

Joanna (6 November 1479 – 12 April 1555), known historically as Joanna the Mad (Spanish: Juana la Loca), was Queen of Castile from 1504, and of Aragon from 1516. Modern Spain evolved from the union of these two kingdoms. Joanna was married by arrangement to Philip the Handsome, Archduke of the House of Habsburg, on 20 October 1496. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joanna of Castile has received more than 2,151,466 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 180th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Joanna of Castile ranks 178 out of 14,801Before her are Demosthenes, Ivar the Boneless, Mehmed I, David Ben-Gurion, Titus, and Christina, Queen of Sweden. After her are Al Gore, Rudolf Hess, Ariel Sharon, Rodrigo Duterte, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and Mehmed IV.

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Among people born in 1479, Joanna of Castile ranks 1After her are Hafsa Sultan, Lisa del Giocondo, Vasili III of Russia, Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Diego Columbus, Ippolito d'Este, Peter Henlein, Francisco de Montejo, Guru Amar Das, and Vallabha. Among people deceased in 1555, Joanna of Castile ranks 1After her are Pope Marcellus II, Pope Julius III, Georgius Agricola, Henry II of Navarre, Kara Ahmed Pasha, Jacob Clemens non Papa, Pedro Mascarenhas, Oronce Finé, Heinrich Aldegrever, Thomas of Villanova, and Gemma Frisius.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Joanna of Castile ranks 23 out of 1,895Before her are Ignatius of Loyola (1491), Pope Alexander VI (1431), Francisco Pizarro (1478), Joan Miró (1893), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), and Maimonides (1138). After her are Saint Lawrence (225), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Saint Dominic (1170), Teresa of Ávila (1515), Francis Xavier (1506), and Federico García Lorca (1898).


Among politicians born in Spain, Joanna of Castile ranks 9Before her are Francisco Franco (1892), Hadrian (76), Theodosius I (340), Philip II of Spain (1527), Isabella I of Castile (1451), and Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503). After her are Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Philip IV of Spain (1605), Philip III of Spain (1578), Charles II of Spain (1661), Charles III of Spain (1716), and Arcadius (377).

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