Question: When did the Spanish royal family begin?

What was the last name of the Spanish royal family in the 1600s?

House of Habsburg (1516–1700)

Name Lifespan Family
Philip II the Prudent Spanish: Felipe II 21 May 1527 – 13 September 1598 (aged 71) Habsburg
Philip III the Pious Spanish: Felipe III 14 April 1578 – 31 March 1621 (aged 42) Habsburg
Philip IV the Great Spanish: Felipe IV 8 April 1605 – 17 September 1665 (aged 60) Habsburg

When did Spain get rid of their monarchy?

Between 1859 and 1861, four monarchies in Southern Europe ceased to exist (Parma, Modena, Tuscany and the Two Sicilies) when they all became part of the new Kingdom of Italy. In Spain monarchy was abolished from 1873 to 1874 by the First Spanish Republic, but then restored until 1931.

Is the Spanish Royal Family German?

So, for example, Spain came to be ruled by Habsburgs, who were German, and then by Bourbons, who were French.

Is the Spanish royal family French?

Spain and Luxembourg have monarchs of the House of Bourbon. The royal Bourbons originated in 1272, when the youngest son of King Louis IX married the heiress of the lordship of Bourbon.

House of Bourbon
Country France, Spain, Luxembourg, Two Sicilies, Parma, Portugal, Brazil
Etymology Bourbon
Founded 1272
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Who ruled Spain in the 1600s?

Habsburg Spain is a contemporary historiographical term referred to the Spain of the 16th and 17th centuries (1516–1700) when it was ruled by kings from the House of Habsburg (also associated with its role in the history of Central and Eastern Europe).

Habsburg Spain.

Monarchy of Spain Monarchia Hispaniae
• 1665–1700 (last) Charles II

Who rules Spain now?

Felipe VI of Spain

Felipe VI
Reign 19 June 2014 – present
Enthronement 19 June 2014
Predecessor Juan Carlos I
Heir presumptive Leonor