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Some Famous People with the surname of Aragon

Wikipedia Alfonso IV, called the Kind (also "the Gentle" or "the Nice", Catalan: "Alfons el Benigne") (1299, Naples ? 24 January 1336) was the King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona (as Alfonso III) from 1327 to his death.
Wikipedia Alfonso the Magnanimous (also Alphonso;; 1396 ? 27 June 1458) was the King of Aragon (as Alfonso V), Valencia (as Alfonso III), Majorca, Sardinia and Corsica (as Alfonso II), and Sicily and Count of Barcelona (as Alfonso IV) from 1416 and King of Naples (as Alfonso I) from 1442 until his death.
Wikipedia James I the Conqueror (Catalan: "Jaume el Conqueridor", Aragonese: "Chaime lo Conqueridor", Spanish: "Jaime el Conquistador", Occitan: "Jacme lo Conquistaire"; 2 February 1208 ? 27 July 1276) was the King of Aragon, Count of Barcelona, and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276.
Wikipedia Peter II the Catholic (Huesca, 1178 ? 12 September 1213) was the King of Aragon (as Pedro II) and Count of Barcelona (as Pere I) from 1196 to 1213.
Wikipedia Peter the Great (1239, Valencia ? 2 November 1285) was the King of Aragon (as Peter III) of Valencia and of Majorca (as Peter I), and Count of Barcelona (as Peter II) from 1276 to his death.
Wikipedia Louis Aragon (, born Louis Andrieux (October 3, 1897 ? December 24, 1982), was a French poet, novelist and editor, a long-time political supporter of the Communist Party and a member of the Acad?mie Goncourt.
Wikipedia Peter IV, also known as "Pedro" or "Pere" (Balaguer5 September 1319 ? 6 January 1387), called the Ceremonious ("el Ceremonioso") or "El del Punyalet" ("the one of the little dagger"), was the King of Aragon, King of Sardinia and Corsica (as Peter I), King of Valencia (as Peter II), and Count of Barcelona (and the rest of the Principality of Catalonia as Peter III) from 1336 until his death.
Wikipedia John I (December 27, 1350, Perpignan ? May 19, 1396), called by posterity the Hunter ("Juan el Cazador" in Castilian, "Chuan lo Cazataire" in Aragonese and "Joan el Ca?ador" in Catalan) or the Lover of Elegance ("el Amador de la Gentileza" in Castilian and "l'Amador de la Gentilesa" in Catalan), but the Abandoned ("el Descurat") in his lifetime, was the King of Aragon from 1387 to his death.
Wikipedia John II the Great (June 29, 1397, Medina del Campo ? January 20, 1479) was the King of Aragon (1458?1479) and "jure uxoris" King of Navarre (1425?1479).
Wikipedia James II (10 August 1267 in Valencia ? 2 November or 5 November 1327 in Barcelona), called the Just (,) was the King of Sicily (as James I) from 1285 to 1296 and King of Aragon and Valencia and Count of Barcelona from 1291 to 1327.
Wikipedia Petronila Ram?rez (Huesca, 29 June 1136 ? Barcelona, 15 October 1173), whose name is also spelled Petronilla or Petronella (Aragonese "Peyronela" or "Payronella", and), was Queen of Aragon from 1137 until 1164.
Wikipedia Ferdinand I (aka Fernando I)(Medina del Campo, Castile, 27 November 1380 ? 2 April 1416 in Igualada, Catalonia) called of Antequera and also the Just or the Honest, was king of Aragon, Valencia, Majorca, Sardinia and (nominal) Corsica and king of Sicily, duke (nominal) of Athens and Neopatria, and count of Barcelona, Roussillon and Cerdanya (1412-1416).
Wikipedia "Not to be confused with" Yolanda of AragonYolande of Aragon, (11 August 1384, Saragosa, Aragon ? 14 November 1442), was a daughter of John I of Aragon and his wife Yolande of Bar (daughter of Robert I, Duke of Bar and Marie Valois).
Wikipedia Joanna of Aragon (also Juana of Aragon) (1454, Barcelona- 9 January 1517, Naples) was an infanta of the Kingdom of Aragon and second Queen consort of Ferdinand I of Naples.
Wikipedia Alfonso of Aragon (1481 - 18 August, 1500) was the Duke of Bisceglie and Prince of Salerno, as the son of King Alfonso II of Naples by his mistress Truzia Gazzela.
Wikipedia Agnes of Aquitaine was a daughter of Duke William IX of Aquitaine and his wife Philippa, Countess of Toulouse.
Wikipedia Art Aragon (November 13, 1927 ? March 25, 2008), nicknamed "Golden Boy", was a lightweight professional boxer from New Mexico.
Wikipedia Ferdinand the Catholic (March 10, 1452 ? January 23, 1516) was King of Aragon (1479?1516), Sicily (1468?1516), Naples (1504?1516), Valencia, Sardinia, and Navarre, Count of Barcelona, "jure uxoris" King of Castile (1474-1504) and then Regent (and true ruler) of that country also from 1508 to his death, in the name of his mentally unstable daughter Joanna the Mad.