2 Maria Theresa of Spain(Queen of France and Navarre (1660-1683))
3 Infanta Leonor of Spain(Heir presumptive to the throne of Spain as the elder daughter of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia)
4 Queen Letizia of Spain(Queen of Spain)
Queen Letizia of Spain was initially a journalist for EFE and ABC and then worked as an anchor for Televisión Española and CNN+. She had covered events such as the 9/11 attacks. She is married to King Felipe VI of Spain and was previously married to a high-school teacher.
5 Queen Sofía of Spain(Queen)
6 Eugénie de Montijo(Empress of France)
7 Catherine of Aragon( First Wife of King Henry VIII)
Catherine of Aragon was one of the most popular English royal consorts of all time. A patron of Renaissance humanism, she gained widespread admiration for starting a program for the relief of the poor. A woman who was ahead of her time, Catherine commissioned The Education of a Christian Woman, a controversial book promoting women's right to education.
8 Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo(First Child, Elder Daughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)
9 Anne of Austria(Queen of France (1615-1643))
Spanish princess Anne of Austria was also an archduchess of the House of Habsburg. She later became the queen of France, as King Louis XIII’s wife, and also ruled as the regent for her son, Louis XIV. She is one of main characters in The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas.
10 Isabella II of Spain(Queen of Spain (1833-1868))
Isabella II was the queen of Spain from 1833 until 1868. She took to the throne shortly before turning 3, according to a Pragmatic Sanction issued by her father before her birth. Her uncles’ resistance caused the Carlist Wars. Spain became a constitutional monarchy under her mother’s regency.
11 Mariana of Austria(Queen)
12 Brunhilda of Austrasia(Queen)
Brunhilda was queen of Austrasia, which was part of Francia. The daughter of Visigothic king Athanagild, she was also one of the most powerful fighters of Merovingian age. Her conflict with Fredegund, the queen consort of Chilperic I, ended in her death by being torn apart by four horses.
María Cristina De Habsburgo-Lorena is better known as the Spanish king Alfonso XII’s queen consort, who acted as the queen regent after her husband’s death and before her son came of age to rule on his own. Her regency was the longest in the history of Spanish royalty.
14 Isabella of Portugal(Queen of Spain)
Isabella of Portugal was Holy Roman Empress and Queen consort of Italy by her marriage to Emperor Charles V. She also served as the Queen consort of Spain, Queen of the Romans, and Lady of the Netherlands from 1526 to 1539. Due to Emperor Charles V's constant travels, she was the regent of Spain and under her regency Spain was quite prosperous .
15 Blanche of Castile(Queen)
16 Margaret Theresa of Spain(Queen)
17 Eleanor of Austria(Queen consort)
18 Elisabeth Farnese(Queen of Spain (24 December 1714 – 14 January 1724))
20 Maria Anna of Spain(Queen)
21 Queen Fabiola of Belgium(Queen)
22 Joan of Navarre(Queen)
23 Catherine of Lancaster(Queen)
24 Maria Anna of Neuburg(Queen)
25 Maria Luisa of Spain(Queen)
26 Maria Amalia of Saxony(Princess)
The eldest daughter of Portuguese king John III, Maria Manuela was also the first wife of Philip II of Spain, who ruled Spain, Portugal, Naples, and Sicily at various points. She died following a haemorrhage after giving birth to Carlos, Prince of Asturius, also known as Don Carlos.
28 Margarita of Austria(Queen consort of Spain and Portugal)
The daughter of Austria’s Archduke Charles II and Mary Anna of Bavaria, Margaret of Austria Queen of Spain, later became the queen of Spain and Portugal by virtue of her marriage to King Philip III of Spain, who was also Philip II of Portugal, Naples, Sicily, and Sardinia.
29 Berengaria of Castile(Queen)
31 Eleanor of Navarre(Queen)
32 Urraca of León(Queen)
33 Catalina Micaela of Spain(Queen)
34 Petronilla of Aragon(Queen)
36 Joan of Portugal(Queen)
37 Princess Marie Isabelle of Orleans(Princess)
38 Urraca of Zamora(Queen)
39 Pompeia Plotina(Empress)
41 Julie Clary(Queen)
Known for her short stature, plain appearance, and loving nature, Julie Clary was the wife of Joseph Bonaparte, Napoléon’s elder brother, and thus the queen of Naples and Spain. Joseph later fled to America, leaving her alone in Italy. She reunited with Joseph in her final years.
42 Blanche II of Navarre(Queen)
43 Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain(Consort)
The queen of Sardinia through her marriage to Victor Amadeus III, Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain was also the youngest daughter of Spanish king Philip V. Known for shunning people, except learned intellectuals and politicians, she was also extremely religious. A mother of 12, she lost 3 children in infancy.