Alfonso XII

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Born: Nov 28, 1857 AD
Died: 1885 AD, at 27 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: King


1857 - Alfonso XII was born in Madrid, Spain on the 28th of November.

 

1868 - He accompanied Queen Isabella and her husband to Paris, and from there he was sent to Theresianum at Vienna to continue his studies.

 

1870 - He was recalled to Paris on the 25th  of June.

 

1874 - He proclaimed himself the sole representative of the Spanish monarchy on the 1st of December.

 

1875-1885 - He was the King of Spain.

 

1876 - His abandonment of the struggle.

 

1878 - Alfonso XII married Princess Maria de las Mercedes on the 23rd of January.

 

1879 - He married Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria on the 29th of November.

 

1881 - He refused to sanction the law and summoned Praxedes Mateo Sagasta to form a cabinet.

 

1885 - He died of tuberculosis in Madrid, Spain on the 25th of November.

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