Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide. — John Adams

Henry II of Castile

(Henry Trastamara)

1334–1379
Civilization: Hispanic — Castile
   Field of Renown:  monarch — King
Era:  Reconquista

Illegitimate son of Alfonso XI who usurped the throne of Castile from his half-brother, Peter the Cruel after many conflicts.