Name: *Ramiro II of Leon
Birth: ABT 900 in Leon, Spain 1
Death: 951 2 1
Occupation: BET 931 AND 951 King of Leon 1
Son of Ordoño II, was the creator of a Navarrese, Leonine and Aragonese co alition that defeated to the Muslims in the battle of Simancas (939).
This victory allowed the advance of the Leonine border of the Duero to t he Tormes. In the last years of his reign he could not avoid Castilian ind ependence under the direction of the count Fernán González, but still in 9 50 he launched an expedition to the valley of the Edge (950) and defeat ed the Muslims in Talavera.
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Ramiro succeeded his brother in 930 and is distinguished for his wars wi th the misbelievers. In the year 950 illness convinced him that he had n ot long to live and he passed his remaining days in religious retirement r esigning his crown to his son, Ordono III. (Kin of Mellcene Thurman Smit h, page 405)
Father: *Ordoño II of Leon b: in Leon, Spain
Mother: *Sancha of Navarre b: in Navarre, Spain
- Ordono III of Leon b: ABT 926
Abda Urraca "the Basque" of Navarre
Urraca Sanchez b: in Navarre, Spain
- Sancho I of León
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