Joanna of Castile
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Joanna of Castile

Female
Born Nov 6, 1479
Hometown Toledo
Died Apr 12, 1555
Death Place Tordesillas

Joanna, nicknamed Joanna the Mad, was the first queen regnant to reign over both the Crown of Castile (1504–55) and the Crown of Aragon (1516–55), a union which evolved into modern Spain. Besides the kingdoms of Spain, she also ruled the kingdoms of Sardinia, Sicily, and Naples in Italy; a vast colonial empire in the Americas; and was Countess of Burgundy and the consort of the Burgundian Netherlands, thus initiating Spanish interests there.… Read More

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1479 Birth Born on November 6, 1479.

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1555 75 Years Old Joanna died on Good Friday, 12 April 1555 at the age of 75 in the Convent of Santa Clara at Tordesillas. … Read More
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