Today in History - February 28th. 1941 - Alfonso XIII of Spain

Alfonso was born on May 17th. 1886 in Madrid (capital of Spain).


Alfonso XIII of Spain
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His parents were Alfonso XII of Spain and Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria.

In 1906 he married Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. She was a granddaughter of
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert.


Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg
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The marriage wasn't a great success. Alfonso XIII had several mistresses and
illegitimate children.

Alfonso XIII died on February 28th. 1941 in Rome (Italy).