History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we made today. — Henry Ford

Alfonso XII

(Alfonso XII of Spain)

1857–1885
Civilization: Hispanic — Spain
   Field of Renown:  monarch — King
Era:  Bourbons

Son of Isabell II to took the throne after a coup d'etat overthrew the First Republic. Died suddenly shortly thereafter.

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The young king Alfonso XII entering Madrid
 in Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain

The leading sovereigns of Spain: (from top left) Isabella II, Char
 in Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain