Alfonso XII

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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