Alfonso X (also known as the Wise, Spanish: el Sabio; 23 November 1221 – 4 April 1284) was King of Castile, León and Galicia from 30 May 1252 until his death in 1284. During the election of 1257, a dissident faction chose him to be king of Germany on 1 April.
Alfonso X, byname Alfonso the Wise, or the Learned, Spanish Alfonso el Sabio, (born November 23, 1221, Burgos, Castile [Spain]—died April 4, 1284, Sevilla), king of Castile and Leon from 1252 to 1284. Alfonso’s father, Ferdinand III, conquered Andalusia and imposed tribute on the remaining Muslim states in Spain—Murcia and Granada.
Alfonso X, known as Alfonso the Wise, (born Nov. 23, 1221, Burgos, Castile—died April, 2, 1284, Sevilla), King of Castile and León (1252–84). He crushed revolts by Muslims (1252) and nobles (1254), and he annexed Murcia after repelling an invasion by Morocco, Granada, and Murcia (1264).
Alfonso X de Castilla y León, llamado el Sabio (Toledo, 23 de noviembre de 1221 — Sevilla, 4 de abril de 1284), fue rey de Castilla y de León (1252-1284). A la muerte de su padre, Fernando III El Santo, reanudó la ofensiva contra los musulmanes, ocupando Jerez (1253) y Cádiz (c. 1262).
Alfonso X of Castile was born on November 23, 1221, in Burgos, Castile. At the age of 9, the prince’s father, King Ferdinand III, inherited the crown of Leon from his father, Alfonso IX. Since he already ruled Castile, Ferdinand combined both crowns to expand his kingdom, becoming the King of Castile and Leon.
Alfonso X of Castile, also known as Alfonso the Wise, ruled from 1252 until 1284. One of Alfonso’s goals for his kingdom was to lift Castile out of the Dark Ages by producing a united, educated, artistic, and religious population.
Alfonso X “The Wise” of Castile. Birth. 23 Nov 1221. Burgos, Provincia de Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain. Death. 4 Apr 1284 (aged 62) Sevilla, Provincia de Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain. Burial. Sevilla Cathedral.
Alfonso X., the Wise. King of Leon and Castile. A Spanish poet, historian, and scholar (1221–84). Ot his poetical compositions many are still extant; among them a poem on ‘The Chase,’ one on chemistry, some love songs, and ‘Canticles of Saint Mary.’. He was a student of astronomy, and reformed the Ptolemaic planetary tables, called ...
The peace agreement with Castile largely held for almost twenty years. In 1248, Muhammad demonstrated his commitment to Ferdinand by sending a contingent to help the Castilian conquest of the Muslim-held Seville. In 1252, Ferdinand died and was succeeded by Alfonso X.
Alfonso al X-lea al Castiliei ( cel Înțelept) (n. 23 noiembrie 1221, Toledo - d. 4 aprilie 1284, Sevilia) a fost rege al Castiliei, regatului León și Galiției în perioada 1252 - 1284 . În 1257 a primit și tronul Sfântului Imperiu Romano-German, deși papalitatea nu i-a acordat confirmarea. A fondat Universitatea din Salamanca și ...