Philip II of Spain

Philip II of Spain bio

Birth Name: Philip II of Spain

Occupation: World Leader

Place Of Birth: Spain

Date Of Birth: May 21, 1527

Date Of Death: September 13, 1598

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Spanish

Philip II of Spain was born on the 21st of May, 1527. He was best known for being a World Leader. Ruled as King of Spain from 1556 to 1598 and Portugal from 1581 to 1598. He also ruled Naples and Sicily and served as both Duke of Milan and King of Ireland and England.

Philip II of Spain was born in Spain. He was taught Latin, Portuguese and Spanish growing up. There was a great amount of countrywide debt during his reign over Spain, including four different state bankruptcies.

Philip II of Spain was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Philip II of Spain was born in 1520s.

Philip II of Spain is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Philip’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Philip II of Spain’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Philip II of Spain’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Philip II of Spain kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Philip II of Spain was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Philip II of Spain
NICKNAME: Felipe, Philip the Prudent
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Philip II of Spain was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Philip II of Spain was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Philip II of Spain had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Philip II of Spain’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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