Alfonso XIII

King of Spain (1886-1941) (ruled 1886-1931)

Alfonso XIII (17 May 1886 – 28 February 1941), also known as El Africano or the African, was King of Spain from 17 May 1886 to 14 April 1931, the monarchy was abolished when the Second Republic was proclaimed.[1]

Alfonso XIII
Rey Alfonso XIII de España, by Kaulak.jpg
Photograph by Kaulak, 1916
King of Spain
Reign17 May 1886 – 14 April 1931 (1886-05-17 – 1931-04-14)
Enthronement17 May 1902
PredecessorAlfonso XII
SuccessorMonarchy abolished
Juan Carlos I (1975)
RegentMaria Christina
Born(1886-05-17)17 May 1886
Royal Palace of Madrid, Madrid, Kingdom of Spain
Died28 February 1941(1941-02-28) (aged 54)
Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Burial
Spouse
Full name
Alfonso León Fernando María Jaime Isidro Pascual Antonio de Borbón y Habsburgo-Lorena
HouseBourbon
FatherAlfonso XII of Spain
MotherMaria Christina of Austria
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureAlfonso XIII's signature

ReferencesEdit

  1. Casals, Xavier (2019) [2005]. Franco y los Borbones. Historia no oficial de la corona española (PDF). Barcelona: Ariel. p. 32. ISBN 978-84-344-2970-3.