Philip II of Spain Rank
About Philip II of Spain
Philip II of Spain was King of Spain in 1556 to his death in 1598. He also ruled Portugal, Naples, Sicily, and Milan for varying periods of time.
Philip is renowned for being the ruler during the Spanish Empire's Golden Era. He was the most famous member of the Habsburg dynasty, which greatly expanded the number of territories under the Spanish Empire. At the time, Spain was very powerful and had great military influence over Europe. This included a naval campaign against England, where the famous Spanish Armada suffered heavy losses from storms. His Empire also included colonies in America.
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Philip II of Spain's Popularity
Philip II of Spain was a famous King of Spain, who was born on May 21, 1527. As a person born on this date, Philip II of Spain is listed in our database as the 14th most popular celebrity for the day (May 21).
People born on May 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Philip II of Spain is the 523rd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Philip II of Spain's birthday, Philip II of Spain ranks 1st in famous people born in Valladolid, Spain.
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