Kings and Queens of Spain 1479 – Present Day

Felipe VI of Spain

This timeline details all Kings and Queens of Spain from 1479 to present day.

Prior to 1479 the separate regions of Spain: Aragon, Asturias, Castile, Galicia, Leon and Navarre had their own kings and queens and were independent of each other. Gradually these regions were conquered by Castile or Aragon. After 1479 the houses of Castile and Aragon were jointly ruled marking the beginning of the Kingdom of Spain. They remained separate entities until 1716.

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Isabella of Castile 1451 – 1504

Born – 22nd April 1451 Died – 26th November 1504 Father – King Juan II of Castile (1405 – 1454) Mother – Isabella of Portugal (1428 – 1496) Spouse – Ferdinand of Aragon (1452 – 1516) Children – Isabella (1470 – 1498), Juan (1470 – 1498), Joanna (1479 – 1555), Maria (1482 – 1517), Catalina … Read more

King Philip II of Spain 1527 – 1598

Born – 21st May 1527 Died – 13th September 1598 Father – Charles V Holy Roman Emperor (1500 – 1558) Mother – Isabella of Portugal (1503 – 1539) Spouses – m. 1543 – Maria Manuela of Portugal (1527 – 1545); m. 1554 – Mary I of England (1516 – 1558); m. 1559 – Elisabeth of … Read more

Eleanor of Castile c1241 – 1290

Born – 1241 Died – 28th November 1290 Father – Ferdinand III of Castile (1199 – 1252) Mother – Joan, Countess of Ponthieu (1220 – 1279) Spouse – m. 1254 – King Edward I of England (1239 – 1307) Children – Katherine (1264), Joan (1265), John (1266 – 1271), Henry 1268 – 1274), Eleanor (1269 … Read more