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Maria de las Mercedes (1860–1878)

Queen of Spain . Born in 1860; died in 1878; daughter of Antoine, duke of Montpensier (1824–1900), and Luisa Fernanda (1832–1897); became first wife of Alfonso also known as Alphonso XII (1857–1885), king of Spain (r. 1875–1885), in 1878. Alphonso married his second wife, Maria Christina of Austria (1858–1929), in 1879.

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