Alfonso XIII King of Spain
- Category : 1886-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (1,7,10,34)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 2
Spanish royalty, the son of King Alfonso XII, born six months after his father died. His mother, Maria Christina of Austria raised him and his two older sisters, acting as Regent. He had a weak constitution as a child, but at 16, took the throne, on 17 May 1902.
He married Princess Ena de Battemberg on 31 May 1906, the granddaughter of Queen Victoria.
On 13 April 1913, he was shot in an assassination attempt on a public street.
Alfonso abdicated the throne and went into exile in Marseilles with his family on 14 April 1931. Spain became a Republic for years before the next king assumed the throne. Alfonso died in Rome of angina on 28 February 1941, aged 54.