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Alfonso V of Aragon

King Alfonso V of Aragon

Profession: King


Biography: One of the most prominent figures of the early Renaissance. He was King of Aragon, Valencia, Majorca, Sardinia and Corsica, Sicily, and Count of Barcelona.

Birthplace: Medina del Campo, Kingdom of Castile

Died: June 27, 1458

Historical Events

  • 1416-04-02 Alfonso V succeeds his father as King of Aragon
  • 1424-12-06 Don Alfonso V of Aragon grants Barcelona the right to exclude Jews
  • 1428-02-05 King Alfonso V, orders Sicily's Jews to attend conversion sermons
  • 1435-08-05 Battle at Ponza: king Alfonso V of Aragon captured by Genuezen
  • 1442-06-12 King Alfonso V of Aragon occupies Naples
  • 1442-07-12 King Alfonso V of Aragon becomes King of Naples
  • 1455-04-08 Alfonso de Borgia elected as Pope Callistus III

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