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 King Fernando VII

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King Fernando VII Famous memorial

Birth
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Death
29 Sep 1833 (aged 48)
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Burial
Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Memorial ID
8852608 View Source

Monarch of Spain. Descendant of the Bourbon dynasty, he is known as the usurper in that he ousted his father King Charles IV (1808) and forcing him into exile with his wife Queen Maria Luisa. He reigned twice, because immediately the first time he was ousted in turn by Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1813, following the French defeat in the battle of Leipzig, the victorious nations decreed the Bourbon restoration with Ferdinand VII as king of Spain. He was the last absolute ruler of the decadent Spanish empire.

Monarch of Spain. Descendant of the Bourbon dynasty, he is known as the usurper in that he ousted his father King Charles IV (1808) and forcing him into exile with his wife Queen Maria Luisa. He reigned twice, because immediately the first time he was ousted in turn by Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1813, following the French defeat in the battle of Leipzig, the victorious nations decreed the Bourbon restoration with Ferdinand VII as king of Spain. He was the last absolute ruler of the decadent Spanish empire.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 30 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8852608
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8852608/king_fernando_vii: accessed ), memorial page for King Fernando VII (14 Oct 1784–29 Sep 1833), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8852608, citing Real Sitio de San Lorenzo El Escorial, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain; Maintained by Find a Grave.