Amadeo (Italian: Amedeo, sometimes latinized as Amadeus; 30 May 1845 – 18 January 1890) was an Italian prince who reigned as King of Spain from 1870 to 1873. The first and only King of Spain from the House of Savoy, he was the second son of King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy and was known for most of his life as the Duke of Aosta, the usual title for a Savoy second son.
Amadeo I de España, llamado « el Rey Caballero » o « el Electo » ( Turín, 30 de mayo de 1845 - ibíd., 18 de enero de 1890), 2 fue rey de España desde el 2 de enero de 1871 hasta el 11 de febrero de 1873. Fue, además, el primer duque de Aosta y cabeza de la rama Saboya-Aosta . Fue elegido rey de España por las Cortes Generales en 1870 ...
Amadeo I of Spain is the 1,055th most popular politician (up from 1,127th in 2019), the 449th most popular biography from Italy (up from 460th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Italian Politician. Amedeo I of Spain is most famous for his rule over the Kingdom of Italy.
Amadeo I of Spain (30 May 1845-18 January 1890) was the King of Spain from 1870 to 1873, succeeding Isabella II of Spain and preceding Estanislao Figueiras, the President of the First Spanish Republic. He was also Duke of Aosta from 1845 until his death, succeeding Vittorio Emmanuele I of Sardinia and preceding Emanuele Filiberto I of Aosta.
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Amadeo I was the first and only Savoy King of Spain, reigning from 1870 to 1873. He was known for most of his life Amadeo, Duke of Aosta . He was elected to become King of Spain in 1870, following the disposition of Isabella II. His reign was characterized by the growth of Republicanism, Carlism, and the Cuban independence movement.
Amadeo I (Italian: Amedeo, sometimes anglicized as Amadeus; 30 May 1845 – 18 January 1890) was the first King of Spain from the House of Savoy. He was the second son of King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy and was known for most of his life as the Duke of Aosta, but he reigned as King of Spain from 1870 to his death in 1890.
Reign. King of Spain. November 16, 1870 - February 11, 1873 (2 years) (25-27) Preceded by Isabella II of Spain. Succeeded by Alfonso XII of Spain.