Queen of Castile and Leon who helped to reorganize the governmental system and brought the crime rate to the lowest it had been in years. She supported and financed Christopher Columbus' voyages to the Americas.
She grew up in a poor family but was taught religion and education in Segovia.
She was granted the title Servant of God by the Catholic Church in 1974.
She had seven children with Ferdinand II, King of Aragon.
She was a Queen like Queen Elizabeth II.