- Alfonso Henriques, 1109?–85, first king of Portugal 1139–85.
- 1432–81, king of Portugal 1438–81.
Portuguese Afonso V.
[al-fon-soh, -zoh; Spanish ahl-fawn-saw]
- Alfonso the Wise, 1221–84, king of Castile 1252–84.
- 1857–85, king of Spain 1874–85.
- 1886–1941, king of Spain 1886–1930.
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His grandfather, Alfonso XIII, fled the country during the civil war in 1931 and abandoned his estates and most of his fortune.Will Scandal Sink the Spanish Royal Family?
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For Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón became the first Latino director to win the Best Director prize.
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Alfonso d'Este (born 1476) had it carved on the mantelpiece of his study at Belvedere.The Book-Hunter at Home
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Even Alfonso was not able to please everybody—Poggio, for example.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
Alfonso Borgia was born in the year 1378 at Xativa, near Valencia.
Nor does he say anything about the way Cæsar despatched his brother-in-law Alfonso.
Alfonso made a signal—he was about to show mercy to his brothers.
- 1886–1941, king of Spain (1886–1931), who was forced to abdicate on the establishment of the republic in 1931
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