Isabella II of Spain by Vicente Lopez y Portana 1843 Isabella was born on 10 October 1830, in Madrid, Spain. She was the daughter of Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies and Ferdinand VII, King of Spain. Isabella II was crowned Queen of Spain on 8 November 1843.
Queen Isabella II of Spain by Luigi Montabone. Isabella II of Spain was required at the age of 16 to marry her double first cousin, Francis, Duke of Cadiz. This is akin to marrying her brother. It was not a successful marriage. Queen Isabella had five surviving children out of twelve. There was speculation as to who fathered them.