Alfonso X

Alfonso X

Born: November 23, 1221

Died: April 4, 1284

Nationality: Spanish

Occupation: Royalty

Biography: Alfonso X, called the Wise, was the King of Castile, León and Galicia from 30 May 1252 until his death. During the Imperial election of 1257, a dissident faction chose him to be King of the Romans on 1 April. He renounced his imperial claim in 1275, and in creating an alliance with England in 1254 his claim on Gascony also.