Alfonso XII

Alfonso XII,

1857–85, king of Spain (1874–85), son of Isabella IIIsabella II,
1830–1904, queen of Spain (1833–68), daughter of Ferdinand VII and of Maria Christina. Her uncle, Don Carlos, contested her succession under the Salic law, and thus the Carlist Wars began (see Carlists).
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. He went into exile with his parents at the time of the revolt of the CarlistsCarlists,
partisans of Don Carlos (1788–1855) and his successors, who claimed the Spanish throne under the Salic law of succession, introduced (1713) by Philip V. The law (forced on Philip by the War of the Spanish Succession to avoid a union of the French and Spanish
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 in 1868 and was educated in Austria and England. In 1870 his mother abdicated her rights in his favor, and in 1874 he was proclaimed king. Supported by Martínez de CamposMartínez de Campos, Arsenio
, 1831–1900, Spanish general. He served in Morocco (1859–60), in Mexico (1861–63), and in Cuba (1869–72). He played a leading role in the proclamation (1874) of Alfonso XII as king and helped bring the Carlist Wars to an
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 and Cánovas del CastilloCánovas del Castillo, Antonio
, 1828–97, Spanish conservative politician, historian, and man of letters. During Spain's recurrent political crises from 1868 to 1874, he took the lead in advocating the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy.
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, he consolidated the monarchy, winning greater popularity for it than it had enjoyed under his mother or grandfather, Fernando VII. He was a victim of the cholera epidemic of 1885. His widow, Maria ChristinaMaria Christina
, 1858–1929, queen of Spain, consort of Alfonso XII. An Austrian archduchess, she was married to Alfonso in 1879. After his death, she was regent (1886–1902) for his posthumous son, Alfonso XIII, but took very little part in political affairs.
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 (1858–1929), was regent during the minority of his posthumous son, Alfonso XIII.
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In 1862, 'durante el tiempo de Espana,' the Teatro del Principe Alfonso XII was built on Plaza Arroceros.
La entrada de Letizia en el Salon del Trono provoco murmullos de admiracion, pues por primera vez la Soberana espanola lucio la fastuosa diadema de las flores de lis, las pulseras gemelas de diamantes y los pendientes de chatones, legado de la reina Victoria Eugenia que forman parte de las <<joyas de pasar>> que la esposa de Alfonso XII lego a sus sucesoras.
I turn right as I exit on Alfonso XII, and right again at the corner where Santa Vicenta Maria begins, named after the founder of an order of nuns.
The Andean plants collection from William Jameson (1796-1873) preserved in the Real Colegio Alfonso XII (San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid)
Seguidamente se estudian las diferentes estrategias desarrolladas para preservar la monarquia ante alguna crisis en la sucesion a la Corona--como analiza Camina Lopez para el caso espanol en el heredero de Alfonso XII tras su muerte prematura--y las profundas rupturas que se producen, tanto a nivel nacional como exterior, cuando muere el heredero y se rompe el proyecto de futuro planificado en el sucesor al trono.
In 1875, after King Alfonso XII was crowned, he was promoted to lieutenant general.
Asi, la legitimidad de Alfonso XII esta en veremos como la de don Alfonso XIII, hijo postumisimo y a quienes los mexicanos de su tiempo llamaban Hijo de Ramon Corona, el ilustre militar y politico jalisciense y embajador en la Villa y Corte, vaya uste a saber y solo baste recordar lo que decian los latinos: Mater semper certa, pater semper incertus.
Matrimonio de Alfonso XII y Maria Cristina Habsburgo Lorena.
The show is dedicated to famous flamenco dancer Carmen Amaya who danced at the opening of the village before King Alfonso XII.
And the AC Palacio Del Retiro, a five-star at Calle Alfonso XII 14 in the Salamanca district (00 34 91 523 7460; ac-hotels.
View to a thrill Built in 1930, Nerja Parador (historic national hotel) was the wish of King Alfonso XII, famous for the 'Balcn de Europa'.
Entre los amigos destacados el propio rey Alfonso XII.