Alfonso the Magnanimous (Alfons el Magnànim in Catalan) (1396 – 27 June 1458) was King of Aragon and King of Sicily (as Alfonso V) and the ruler of the Crown of Aragon from 1416 and King of Naples (as Alfonso I) from 1442 until his death.
Alfonso V, king of Aragon (1416–58) and king of Naples (as Alfonso I, 1442–58), whose military campaigns in Italy and elsewhere in the central Mediterranean made him one of the most famous men of his day. After conquering Naples, he transferred his court there. Alfonso was born and brought up in
Alfonso V, known as Alfonso the Magnanimous, (born 1396—died June 27, 1458, Naples), King of Aragon (1416–58) and of Naples (as Alfonso I, 1442–58). He followed a policy of Mediterranean expansion, pacifying Sardinia and Sicily and attacking Corsica (1420).
Alfonso V of Aragon (the Magnanimous) (1396 – 1458) King of Aragon and Naples , and an important Renaissance patron of the arts and scholarship, Alfonso was the son of Ferdinand I of Aragon and the adopted son of Joanna II of Naples, who made him the hereditary king of her realm.
Alfonso V of Aragon Pisanello Alfonso V of Aragon, c. 1449 Bronze, diameter 11.02 cm (4 5/16 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Samuel H. Kress Collection
Alfonso the Magnanimous ( Alfons el Magnànim in Catalan) (1396 – 27 June 1458) was King of Aragon and King of Sicily (as Alfonso V) and the ruler of the Crown of Aragon from 1416 and King of Naples (as Alfonso I) from 1442 until his death.
Alfonso V de Aragón (* Medina del Campo, 1396 - Nápoles, 27 de junio de 1458).
Italy - City-States, Renaissance, Unification: In the south, Alfonso V of Aragon (1416–58) used the island kingdom of Sicily mainly as a base for his conquest of Naples. Thereafter Sicily was governed by viceroys who subjected its interests to those of Aragon, which became part of Spain in 1479.
In 1443 Alfonso V of Aragon, on reuniting the two portions, took the title of rex Utriusque Siciliae (king of the Two Sicilies). This title was sometimes used during… Read More history of France In France: Foreign relations …1281–85) excommunicated the king of Aragon and offered the vacant throne to Philip for one of his sons.
Alfonso V  (Alfonso the Magnanimous), 1396–1458, king of Aragón and Sicily (1416–58) and of Naples (1443–58), count of Barcelona. He was the son of Ferdinand I , whom he succeeded in Aragón and Sicily. ... Alfonso V of Aragon (the Magnanimous) (1396–1458) Alfonso VII (Spanish king of Castile and León) Alfonso X of Castile.