Spanish Female Historical Personalities

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 1 Infanta Leonor of Spain

Infanta Leonor of Spain
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Famous As: Heir presumptive to the throne of Spain as the elder daughter of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia
Birthdate: October 31, 2005
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 2 Maria Theresa of Spain

Maria Theresa of Spain
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Famous As: Queen of France and Navarre (1660-1683)
Birthdate: September 10, 1638
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lorenzo de El Escorial, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Died: July 30, 1683
Maria Theresa of Spain was the queen consort of France from 1660 to 1683, as the wife of Louis XIV of France. She lost five of her six children early and was also often ignored by the court. She died due to a wound on her arm at age 44.

 3 Queen Letizia of Spain

Queen Letizia of Spain
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Famous As: Queen of Spain
Birthdate: September 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oviedo, 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.

 4 Catherine of Aragon

Catherine of Aragon
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Famous As: First Wife of King Henry VIII
Birthdate: December 16, 1485
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Archbishop's Palace of Alcalá de Henares, Alcala de Henares, Spain
Died: January 7, 1536

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.

 5 Queen Sofía of Spain

Queen Sofía of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tatoi Palace, Greece

 6 Anne of Austria

Anne of Austria
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Famous As: Queen of France (1615-1643)
Birthdate: September 22, 1601
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: January 20, 1666

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.

 7 Eugénie de Montijo

Eugénie de Montijo
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Famous As: Empress of France
Birthdate: May 5, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: July 11, 1920
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 8 Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo

Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo
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Famous As: First Child, Elder Daughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain
Birthdate: December 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 9 Mariana of Austria

Mariana of Austria
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 24, 1634
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died: May 16, 1696

 10 Brunhilda of Austrasia

Brunhilda of Austrasia
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0543 AD
Birthplace: Toledo, Spain
Died: 0613 AD

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.

 11 María Cristina De Habsburgo-Lorena

María Cristina De Habsburgo-Lorena
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: July 21, 1858
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moravia, Austria
Died: February 6, 1929

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.

 12 Isabella of Portugal

Isabella of Portugal
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Famous As: Queen of Spain
Birthdate: October 24, 1503
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: May 1, 1539

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 .

 13 Blanche of Castile

Blanche of Castile
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: March 4, 1188
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palencia, Spain
Died: November 27, 1252

 14 Margaret Theresa of Spain

Margaret Theresa of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: July 12, 1651
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Royal Alcazar, Madrid, Spain
Died: March 12, 1673

 15 Isabella Clara Eugenia

Isabella Clara Eugenia
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Famous As: Sovereign
Birthdate: August 12, 1566
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palacio de Valsaín, Segovia, Spain
Died: December 1, 1633

 16 Eleanor of Austria

Eleanor of Austria
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Famous As: Queen consort
Birthdate: November 15, 1498
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leuven, Belgium
Died: February 25, 1558

 17 Elisabeth Farnese

Elisabeth Farnese
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Famous As: Queen of Spain (24 December 1714 – 14 January 1724)
Birthdate: October 25, 1692
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palazzo della Pilotta, Parma, Italy
Died: July 11, 1766

 18 Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain

Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 2, 1549
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cigales DO, Spain
Died: October 26, 1580

 19 Maria Anna of Spain

Maria Anna of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: August 18, 1606
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Escorial, Spain
Died: May 13, 1646

 20 Joan of Navarre

Joan of Navarre
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 30, 1368
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pamplona, Navarre, Spain
Died: June 10, 1437

 21 Queen Fabiola of Belgium

Queen Fabiola of Belgium
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 11, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zurbano Palace, Madrid, Spain
Died: December 5, 2014

 22 Maria Anna of Neuburg

Maria Anna of Neuburg
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: October 28, 1667
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Benrath Palace, Düsseldorf, Electoral Palatinate
Died: July 16, 1740

 23 Catherine of Lancaster

Catherine of Lancaster
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: March 13, 1373
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hertford Castle, Hertfordshire, England
Died: June 2, 1418

 24 Maria Luisa of Spain

Maria Luisa of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 24, 1745
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Naples, Kingdom of Naples
Died: May 15, 1792

 25 Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal

Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal
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Birthdate: October 15, 1527
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coimbra
Died: July 12, 1545

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.

 26 Margarita of Austria

Margarita of Austria
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Famous As: Queen consort of Spain and Portugal
Birthdate: December 25, 1584
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: October 3, 1611

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.

 27 Maria Amalia of Saxony

Maria Amalia of Saxony
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: November 24, 1724
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dresden Castle, Dresden, Germany
Died: September 27, 1760

 28 Berengaria of Castile

Berengaria of Castile
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 1, 1180
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Burgos, Spain
Died: November 8, 1246

 29 Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress

Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 21, 1528
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: February 26, 1603

 30 Eleanor of Navarre

Eleanor of Navarre
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: February 2, 1426
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Olite, Navarre
Died: February 12, 1479

 31 Catalina Micaela of Spain

Catalina Micaela of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: October 10, 1567
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: November 6, 1597

 32 Petronilla of Aragon

Petronilla of Aragon
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 29, 1136
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Huesca, Spain
Died: October 15, 1173

 33 Constance of Castile, Duchess of Lancaster

Constance of Castile, Duchess of Lancaster
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1354 AD
Birthplace: Castrojeriz, Spain
Died: March 24, 1394

 34 Joan of Portugal

Joan of Portugal
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: March 31, 1439
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Almada, Portugal
Died: June 13, 1475

 35 Princess Marie Isabelle of Orleans

Princess Marie Isabelle of Orleans
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: September 21, 1848
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Telmo Palace, Seville, Spain
Died: April 23, 1919

 36 Urraca of Zamora

Urraca of Zamora
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1033 AD
Birthplace: León, Spain
Died: 1101 AD

 37 Pompeia Plotina

Pompeia Plotina
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 0065 AD
Birthplace: Escacena del Campo, Spain
Died: 0121 AD

 38 Maria Isabella of Spain

Maria Isabella of Spain
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Birthdate: July 6, 1789
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Died: September 13, 1848

 39 Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain

Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain
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Famous As: Consort
Birthdate: November 17, 1729
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Alcázar of Seville Royal Alcázar of Seville, Spain
Died: September 19, 1785

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.

 40 Julie Clary

Julie Clary
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 26, 1771
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: April 7, 1845

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.

 41 Blanche II of Navarre

Blanche II of Navarre
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 9, 1424
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Olite, Navarre, Spain
Died: December 2, 1464

 42 Sancha of Leon

Sancha of Leon
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Famous As: Queen of Leon
Birthdate: 1018 AD
Birthplace: not known
Died: November 27, 1067

 43 Eleanor of Alburquerque

Eleanor of Alburquerque
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1374 AD
Birthplace: Aldeadávila de la Ribera
Died: December 16, 1435

 44 Beatrice of Portugal

Beatrice of Portugal
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: January 31, 1373
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: 1420 AD

 45 Juana Manuel

Juana Manuel
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Famous As: Queen consort
Birthdate: 1339 AD
Birthplace: Spain
Died: March 27, 1381

 46 Juana Enríquez

Juana Enríquez
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1425 AD
Birthplace: Torrelobatón, Spain
Died: February 13, 1468

 47 Marie Louise d'Orléans

Marie Louise d'Orléans
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: March 26, 1662
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 12, 1689

 48 Urraca Fernandez

Urraca Fernandez
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Kingdom of Castile
Died: 1007 AD

 49 Galswintha

Galswintha
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0540 AD
Birthplace: Spain
Died: 0568 AD

 50 Teresa Fernández de Traba

Teresa Fernández de Traba
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Famous As: Queen consort
Birthdate: 1125 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: February 6, 1180