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Peter of Castile

1334 - 1369

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Peter (Spanish: Pedro; 30 August 1334 – 23 March 1369), called Peter the Cruel (el Cruel) or the Just (el Justo), was King of Castile and León from 1350 to 1369. Peter was the last ruler of the main branch of the House of Ivrea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter of Castile has received more than 663,256 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Peter of Castile is the 1,274th most popular politician (up from 1,411th in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Spain (up from 119th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Spanish Politician.

Peter of Castile is most famous for being the King of Castile and León, and for being married to Isabella of Aragon.

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Among politicians, Peter of Castile ranks 1,274 out of 15,577Before him are Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Louis, Dauphin of France, Cyaxares, Jovian, and Ludwig III of Bavaria. After him are As-Saffah, Emperor Wu of Jin, Herod Agrippa, Halford Mackinder, Fredrik Bajer, and Henry the Lion.

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Among people born in 1334, Peter of Castile ranks 1After him are Henry II of Castile, Amadeus VI, Count of Savoy, Hayam Wuruk, Emperor Sukō, James I of Cyprus, and Adolf III of the Marck. Among people deceased in 1369, Peter of Castile ranks 2Before him is Empress Gi. After him are Margaret, Countess of Tyrol, Philippa of Hainault, Peter I of Cyprus, and Uthong.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Peter of Castile ranks 107 out of 2,932Before him are Antonio Banderas (1960), Juan Ponce de León (1460), Magnus Maximus (335), Pablo de Sarasate (1844), Ferdinand VI of Spain (1713), and Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566). After him are Martial (40), Manuel de Falla (1876), Santiago Calatrava (1951), Ferdinand III of Castile (1199), Vicente del Bosque (1950), and Alfonso V of Aragon (1396).


Among politicians born in Spain, Peter of Castile ranks 33Before him are Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain (1549), Dolores Ibárruri (1895), Roderic (688), Magnus Maximus (335), Ferdinand VI of Spain (1713), and Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566). After him are Ferdinand III of Castile (1199), Alfonso V of Aragon (1396), Juan Antonio Samaranch (1920), Miguel Primo de Rivera (1870), Henry II of Navarre (1503), and Pelagius of Asturias (685).