Known as “Isabella the Catholic.” 1451-1504
Queen of Castile and Léon (1474-1504) who ruled jointly with her husband, Ferdinand V (king of Aragon as Ferdinand II). Their marriage united two kingdoms and inaugurated the modern Spanish state. They expelled Muslims and Jews from Spain and sponsored Christopher Columbus's voyages.
c. 1500 copy of a portrait by Juan de Flandes (1465?-1519)