• Born date: 1857-11-28
  • Born in: Madrid
  • Death date: 1885-11-25
  • Death in: El Pardo
Alfonso XII of Spain

Alfonso XII (Spanish: Alfonso Francisco de Asís Fernando Pío Juan María de la Concepción Gregorio Pelayo; English: Alphonse XII) (28 November 1857, in Madrid – 25 November 1885, in El Pardo) was King of Spain, reigning from 1874 to 1885, after a coup d'état restored the monarchy and ended the ephemeral First Spanish Republic.Having been forced into exile after the Glorious Revolution deposed his mother Isabella II from the throne in 1868, Alfonso studied in Austria and France.