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Alfonso X (Alfonso the Wise, The Learned, El Sabio)

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Born: 1221 AD
Died: 1284 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: King

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1221 - Alfonso X was born in Toledo, Spain on the 23rd of November.

 

1246 - He married Violante of Aragon.

 

1249 - He married Yolanda of Hungary.

 

1252 - He became a Spanish monarch and ruled as the King of Galicia, Castile and Leon. He crushed a Muslim revolt.

 

1254 - He was elected Rex Romanorum. He crushed a revolt by nobles.

 

1264 - He won with Aragonese help and annexed Murcia.

 

1272 - He was forced to confirm local privileges by the nobles.

 

1273 - He founded and granted privileges to the Mesta.

 

1275 - He went to France to appeal to Pope Gregory X.

 

1284 - He died in Seville, Spain on the 4th of April.


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