• J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Alfonso XII., born November 28, 1857, the son of Queen Isabel and of the Infante Francisco; proclaimed King of Spain at Madrid, December 31, 1874; assumed the government, January 9, 1875; married January 23, 1878, to Princess Marie-de-las-Mercedes, born June 24, 1860, youngest daughter of the Due de Montpensier; widower, June 26,1878; married, in second nuptials, Nov. 29, 1879, to Archduchess Marie Christina of Austria, born July 21, 1858. Offspring of the second union are two daughters: 1. Marie-de-las-Mercedes, born September 11, 1880; 2. Maria Teresa, born November 12, 1882.


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