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Peter II of Aragon

Peter II of Aragon (1174 - September 12, 1213), surnamed the Catholic, was the king of Aragon and count of Barcelona from 1196 to 1213.

He led the Spanish forces to defeat the Moors at the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212.

He died in September 12, 1213 at the Battle of Muret[?] in the help of his vassal, the count of Toulouse, during the crusade against the Albigensians.

Preceded by:
Alfonso II of Aragon
List of Aragonese monarchs Followed by:
James I of Aragon



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