Philip III of Spain

1578 - 1621

Philip III of Spain

Philip III (Spanish: Felipe; 14 April 1578 – 31 March 1621) was King of Spain. He was also, as Philip II, King of Portugal, Naples, Sicily and Sardinia and Duke of Milan from 1598 until his death in 1621. A member of the House of Habsburg, Philip III was born in Madrid to King Philip II of Spain and his fourth wife and niece Anna, the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II and Maria of Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip III of Spain has received more than 1,211,274 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 331st most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Philip III of Spain ranks 328 out of 14,801Before him are Constantine XI Palaiologos, Mustafa II, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Abdul Hamid I, George IV of the United Kingdom, and Edward VI of England. After him are Charles V of France, Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Selim III, Haile Selassie, José Mujica, and Safiye Sultan.

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Among people born in 1578, Philip III of Spain ranks 2Before him is Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are William Harvey, François Ravaillac, Francesco Albani, Adam Elsheimer, Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg, John Webster, Fede Galizia, and Benedetto Castelli. Among people deceased in 1621, Philip III of Spain ranks 2Before him is Pope Paul V. After him are Robert Bellarmine, Thomas Harriot, Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Michael Praetorius, Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Johann Arndt, Antoine de Montchrestien, and Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Philip III of Spain ranks 34 out of 1,895Before him are Francis Xavier (1506), Federico García Lorca (1898), Julio Iglesias (1943), Catherine of Aragon (1485), Philip IV of Spain (1605), and El Cid (1045). After him are Roland (736), Pope Callixtus III (1379), Charles II of Spain (1661), Montserrat Caballé (1933), Isidore of Seville (560), and Luis Buñuel (1900).


Among politicians born in Spain, Philip III of Spain ranks 12Before him are Philip II of Spain (1527), Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), Joanna of Castile (1479), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), and Philip IV of Spain (1605). After him are Charles II of Spain (1661), Charles III of Spain (1716), Arcadius (377), Louis VII of France (1120), Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886), and Isabella II of Spain (1830).

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