April 22 Birthday: Isabella I, LIVES OF EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN: RULERS, REBELS (AND WHAT THE NEIGHBORS THOUGHT)
Isabella I, political leader
Apr. 22, 1451-Nov. 26, 1504
Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 2000)
As Queen of Spain, Isabella I financed the travels of Christopher Columbus.
Learn more about Isabella of Castile at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.