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  1. Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens. Added: Nov 27, 2012. Find a Grave Memorial ID: 101385377. Source citation. King of Leon and Galicia Son of Ferdinand II and Urraca of Portugal. Husband of Theresa of Portugal and father of: * Ferdinand * Sancha * Dulce Secondly, husband of Berengaria of Castile and father of: * Ferdinand III * Alfonso de ...

  2. Alfonso IX (born 1171, Zamora, Leon [Spain]—died September 24, 1230, Villanueva de Sarria, Galicia) was the king of Leon from 1188 to 1230, son of Ferdinand II of Leon, and cousin of Alfonso VIII of Castile (next to whom he is numbered as a junior member of the family). A forceful personality, Alfonso IX was determined to recover Leonese ...

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  3. Brief Life History of Alfonso IX. When Rey Alfonso IX de León was born on 15 August 1171, in Zamora, Castilla y León, Spain, his father, Rey Fernando II de León, was 34 and his mother, Reina Urraca de Portugal, was 23. He married Teresa Sánchez de Portugal on 15 February 1191, in Guimarães, Braga, Portugal. They were the parents of at ...

  4. Mar 29, 2024 · About Alfonso IX, king of Leon and Galicia. Alfonso IX de León (15 August 1171 – 24 September 1230) was King of Galicia and the last King of León as an independent kingdom from 1188 until his death in 1230. His son Ferdinand III of León and Castile definitively united the kingdoms of León and Castile in 1230. The son of Ferdinand II of ...

    • Zamora, Castille and Leon
    • Zamora, Castille and Leon, Spain
    • August 15, 1171
    • Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
  5. Alfonso IX (15 August 1171 — 24 September 1230) nicknamed the Warrior King (Spanish: el Rey Guerrero) was King of León and Galicia from in 1188 until his death in 1230. During his reign, León became more powerful and modern. He founded the University of Salamanca in 1212. Alfonso improved relations with the Catholic Church and the pope. He ...

  6. Sepulcro de Alfonso IX de León (1171-1230), rey de León (Catedral de Santiago de Compostela).jpg 926 × 499; 69 KB Tomb of Afonso VIII de Galicia León (Capela das Reliquias da catedral de Santiago de Compostela).jpg 2,816 × 2,112; 2.72 MB

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  8. The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Alfonso IX, 1171–1230, Spanish king of León (1188–1230), son and successor of Ferdinand II. He conquered from the Moors several cities in Estremadura and was frequently at war with Alfonso VIII of Castile. His marriages with Teresa of Portugal and Berenguela of Castile were both annulled by the pope.

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