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us: Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598


  • [Philip II (1527-1598) was King of Spain and, as Philip I, king of Portugal from 1580.]
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  • Variants

    • us: Filips II, King of Spain, 1527-1598
    • us: Filipe I, King of Portugal, 1527-1598
    • us: Philippe I, King of Portugal, 1527-1598
    • us: Filippe I, King of Portugal, 1527-1598
    • us: Filips II, King of the Netherlands, 1527-1598
    • us: Philips II, King of the Netherlands, 1527-1598
    • us: Fīlīb II, King of Spain, 1527-1598
    • us: Philipp II, King of Spain, 1527-1598
    • us: Filippo II, King of Spain, 1527-1598
    • us: Filippo II, d'Asburgo, 1527-1598
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1527-05-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1598-09-13
    • HonoraryTitle

        King
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Valladolid (Spain)
    • Death Place

        (naf) San Lorenzo del Escorial (Spain)
    • Gender

        male
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Kings and rulers
    • Use For

    • Related Terms

      • us: Netherlands. Sovereign (1555-1598 : Philip II)
      • us: Portugal. Sovereign (1580-1598 : Philip I)
      • us: Spain. Sovereign (1556-1598 : Philip II)
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Felipe II, King of Spain, 1527-1598
    • Sources

      • found: Dijk, J. van. Filips II, heerser van een wereldrijk, c1983: t.p. (Filips II)
      • found: Columbia encyc. (Philip II, 1527-98, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily (1556-98) and, as Philip I, king of Portugal (1580-98); ascended the throne on the abdication of his father, Emperor Charles V, who had previously made over to him the Low Countries, Franche-Comté, and the duchy of Milan) p. 1480 (given the Low Countries in 1555)
      • found: Netherlands. Ordinancie, statuyt ende gebot prouisionnael onss heeren des Conincx aengaende de printers, boeckvercoopers ende schoelmeesters, 1570: p. 3 (Philips ... Coninck van Castillien ...)
      • found: Ḥatāmilah, M. ʻA. al-Tahjīr al-qasrī li-Muslimī al-Andalus fī ʻahd al-Malik Fīlīb al-Thānī ... 1982: t.p. (b. 1527; d. 1598)
      • found: Edelmayer, F. Maximilian II., Philipp II. und Reichsitalien, 1988.
      • found: La morte e la gloria, c1999: t.p. (Filippo II di Spagna) p. 86 (d. Sept. 13, 1598)
      • found: La monetazione di Filippo II d'Asburgo della Zecca di Milano nelle Civiche raccolte numismatiche di Milano (1555-1599), c2000.
      • found: Philip II letter, 1---- (Philip II was born in Valladolid, Spain on May 21, 1527 to Charles V and Infanta Isabella; As a child he was trained by his father to take over the Holy Roman Empire; He became the Duke of Milan in 1540 and after marrying Mary I of England he received the kingdoms of Naples and Sicily in 1554; In 1555 his father resigned the Netherlands to him and in 1556 the kingdoms of Spain and the Spanish Empire; He died in El Escorial on September 13, 1598 of cancer)
    • General Notes

      • [Philip II (1527-1598) was King of Spain and, as Philip I, king of Portugal from 1580.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1978-09-19: new
      • 2015-10-22: revised
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