Interesting people in power
|Madrid for kids|
Carlos III (1759-1788) Nicknamed 'The Mayor of Madrid' because he gave the city a sewerage system and various other public works.
Napoleon's older brother. The Spanish people nicknamed him Pepe Botella ('Joe Bottle') because he drank too much.
Alfonso XII 1874-85
Some confusing political times and 1st Republic 1868-1874
Carlos IV (1788 -1808) Apparently his wife was the real power but Goya thought he was a loving father to his children
Felipe V(1700-46) abdicated in 1724 but Luis I died of smallpox 7 months into his reign so Felipe V had to resume the throne