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Who became the king of Spain after the death of King Ferdinand?

Ferdinand II (Aragonese: Ferrando II; Catalan: Ferran II; Basque: Errando II; Spanish: Fernando II; 10 March 1452 – 23 January 1516), called the Catholic (Spanish: el Católico), was King of Aragon from 1479 until his death.

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Simply so, what is King Ferdinand known for?

King Ferdinand II is known for uniting the Spanish kingdoms into the nation of Spain, supporting the Spanish Inquisition (1478–1834), sponsoring Christopher Columbus's voyages of exploration across the Atlantic Ocean, and commencing Spain's entry into the modern period of imperial expansion.

Also Know, how long did Ferdinand and Isabella rule Spain? Isabella I (Spanish: Isabel I, 22 April 1451 – 26 November 1504) reigned as Queen of Castile from 1474 until her death. Her marriage to Ferdinand II in 1469 became the basis for the de facto unification of Spain.

Hereof, who succeeded Ferdinand and Isabella?

Joanna of Castile

What was King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella famous for?

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella were the first monarchs to rule a united Spain. They are remembered for sponsoring Christopher Columbus' voyage across the Atlantic in 1492. Her cousin Ferdinand II of Aragón was born on March 10, 1452. They married in 1469, the year Isabella became queen of Castile.

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