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  2. Isabella I of Castile - Wikipedia

    Isabella I (Spanish: Isabel I; 22 April 1451 – 26 November 1504), also called Isabella the Catholic (Spanish: Isabel la Católica), was Queen of Castile from 1474 until her death in 1504. She was also Queen of Aragon from 1479 until her death as the wife of King Ferdinand II .

  3. Isabella I | Biography, Reign, & Facts | Britannica

    Isabella I, queen of Castile (1474–1504) and of Aragon (1479–1504), ruling the two kingdoms jointly from 1479 with her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon. Their rule effected the permanent union of Spain and the beginning of an overseas empire in the New World, led by Christopher Columbus under Isabella’s sponsorship.

  4. Biography of Isabella I, Queen of Spain - ThoughtCo

    Isabella I of Spain (April 22, 1451–November 26, 1504) was the queen of Castile and León in her own right and, through marriage, became the queen of Aragon. She married Ferdinand II of Aragon, bringing the kingdoms together into what became Spain under the rule of her grandson Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor.

  5. Isabella I summary | Britannica

    Isabella I, known as Isabella the Catholic Spanish Isabel la Católica, (born April 22, 1451, Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Castile—died Nov. 26, 1504, Medina del Campo, Spain), Queen of Castile (1474–1504) and of Aragon (1479–1504). Daughter of John II of Castile and León, she married Ferdinand V in 1469. Her reign began with civil war ...

  6. Isabella I of Castile: Europe’s greatest queen? - HistoryExtra

    Isabella I of Castile: Europe’s greatest queen? Isabella I was one half of a 15th-century power couple that united Spain and helped propel the west towards global dominance. Of all Europe's queens, argues Giles Tremlett, surely none had a greater impact than the queen of Castile and Aragon

  7. Isabella I (1451–1504) |

    Born on April 22, 1451, at Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Spain; died on November 26, 1504, at Medina del Campo, Spain; daughter of Juan also known as John II (1405–1454), king of Castile (r. 1406–1454), and his second wife Isabel of Portugal (1428–1496); married Fernando also known as Ferdinand II, king of Aragon (r. 1479–1516), on ...

  8. Queen Isabella of Castile's rise to power in Spain

    By Joan-Lluís Palos Published March 28, 2019 • 20 min read Isabella of Castile should never have been queen. Born on April 22, 1451, she was the second child of King John II of Castile. The...