Between 1482 and 1492, Ferdinand II of Aragon sought to complete the task that his ancestors had set upon in the Reconquista: expelling the Islamic Moors from the Iberian Peninsula. Military campaigns set upon the Emirate of Granada, the last Moorish bastion in modern-day southern Spain.
Ferdinand II the Catholic (Spanish: Fernando de Aragón "el Católico", Catalan: Ferran d'Aragó "el Catòlic", Aragonese: Ferrando II d'Aragón "lo Catolico") (March 10, 1452 – January 23, 1516) was king of Aragon (1479-1516), Castile, Sicily (1468-1516), Naples (1504-1516), Valencia, Sardinia and Navarre and Count of Barcelona.
Son of John II of Aragon and Juana Enríquez, Ferdinand II, born March 10, 1452, was king of Aragon (1479–1516), Sicily (1468–1516), Naples (1504–1516), and—through his marriage in 1469 to Isabella I of Castile—Castile and León (1574–1516).
FERDINAND OF ARAGÓN (1452 – 1516), king of Arag ó n (as Ferdinand II, ruled 1479 – 1516), Castile and L é on (as Ferdinand V, ruled 1474 – 1504), Sicily (as Ferdinand II, ruled 1468 – 1516), and Naples (as Ferdinand III, ruled 1504 – 1516), king of Castile and Arag ó n.
Ferdinand II. Birth. 10 Mar 1452. Sos del Rey Catolico, Provincia de Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. Death. 23 Jan 1516 (aged 63) Madrigalejo, Provincia de Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain. Burial. Royal Chapel of Granada.
Ferdinand II of Aragon. Ferdinand II the Catholic ( Spanish: Fernando V de Castilla, 10 March 1452 – 23 January 1516) was king of Aragon (1479–1516), Castile, Sicily (1468–1516), Naples (1504–1516), Valencia, Sardinia and Navarre and Count of Barcelona. His marriage to Isabella of Castile brought together most of the Iberian Peninsula ...
Ferdinand of Aragon was born to King Juan II of Aragon and Navarre and Juana Enriquez, Juan’s second wife, at Sada Palace, Sos del Rey, Catolico, Zaragoza. 1461 (during) Ferdinand was created heir to Aragon by his father despite their being other contenders for the title.
The Treaty of Tordesillas of 7 June 1494 involves agreements between King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile and King John II of Portugal establishing a new demarcation line between the two crowns, running from pole to pole, 370 leagues to the west of Cape Verde islands. The Treaty was finally signed following complex ...
Ferdinand created the title of Prince of Girona for the heir of the Crown of Aragon on 19 February 1416. The most notable accomplishment of his brief reign was his agreement in 1416 to depose the Antipope Benedict XIII, thereby helping to end the Western Schism, which had divided the Roman Catholic Church for nearly 40 years.
1. Introduction to the Reign of Ferdinand II. Ferdinand II was not destined to be king, he was born after the second marriage of Johan II of Aragon (1458–1479) to Juana Enriquez, and was the king’s second son. The crown should have gone to Charles, Prince of Viana and son of Blanche of Navarra.