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Philip II
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King Felipe II of Spain

Date of Birth: 21 May 1527

Place of Birth: Valladolid

Date of Death: 13 September 1598

Place of Death: San Lorenzo de El Escorial


Philip II of Habsburg was born in Valladolid, on 21 May 1527. He was the firstborn son of Charles V, the ruler of the Spanish Empire (1516-56) and the Holy Roman Empire (1520-56), and his wife, Doña Isabel of Portugal, daughter of the Portuguese k…

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and Isaac Donoso, Graça Almeida Borges, “Philip II”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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