Alfonso V ( the Magnanimous) (1394–1458) King of Aragón and Sicily (1416–58) and of Naples (1443–58). During his reign the Catalan-Aragónese empire reached its greatest extent. In 1442 Alfonso captured Naples. In 1443 he transferred his court to Naples, which developed into a centre of Renaissance culture.
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