El Cid

Spanish National Hero El Cid Full Name: El Cid [Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar]
Nationality: Spanish

Profession: Spanish National Hero
Why Famous: The national hero of Spain. He displayed remarkable military ability in his conquest of Valencia, and after his death he became the subject of many legends, stories and poems.

Died: June 10, 1099

Historical Events in the Life of El Cid

  • 1094-06-15 Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar [El Cid] occupies Valencia on the Moren

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