Born:
April 8, 1605
Died:
September 17, 1665
Age:
60
Signature:
Philip IV of Spain signature
Summary

Philip IV of Spain (Spanish: Felipe IV; 8 April 1605 – 17 September 1665) was King of Spain (as Philip IV in Castile and Philip III in Aragon) and Portugal as Philip III (Portuguese: Filipe III). He ascended the thrones in 1621 and reigned in Spain until his death and in Portugal until 1640. Philip is remembered for his patronage of the arts, including such artists as Diego Velázquez, and his rule over Spain during the Thirty Years' War.

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Prince Baltasar Carlos with the Count-Duke of Olivares outside the Buen Retiro palace, by Diego Velázquez, 1636.
Prince Baltasar Carlos with the Count-Duke of Olivares outside the Buen Retiro palace, by Diego Velázquez, 1636.
Philip IV at the height of his success, painted c. 1631-2 by Diego Velázquez.
Philip IV at the height of his success, painted c. 1631-2 by Diego Velázquez.
Philip IV's most prominent favourite and minister, the Count-Duke Olivares, by Diego Velázquez.
Philip IV's most prominent favourite and minister, the Count-Duke Olivares, by Diego Velázquez.
Philip pictured with his older sister, Anne in 1612 by Bartolomé González y Serrano.
Philip pictured with his older sister, Anne in 1612 by Bartolomé González y Serrano.
An older Philip IV, painted in 1656 by Diego Velázquez.
An older Philip IV, painted in 1656 by Diego Velázquez.
Philip dressed as a cuirassier, accompanied by a court dwarf, by Diego Velázquez.
Philip dressed as a cuirassier, accompanied by a court dwarf, by Diego Velázquez.
Painting of the striking María Inés Calderón, an actress with whom Philip had an illegitimate son, Juan José in 1629.
Painting of the striking María Inés Calderón, an actress with whom Philip had an illegitimate son, Juan José in 1629.
Painting of a youthful Philip IV in 1623 by Diego Velázquez, displaying the prominent "Habsburg lip".
Painting of a youthful Philip IV in 1623 by Diego Velázquez, displaying the prominent "Habsburg lip".
Portrait of Philip in France for his daughter, Maria Theresa.
Portrait of Philip in France for his daughter, Maria Theresa.
María de Ágreda, a religious advisor to Philip IV during the second half of his reign.
María de Ágreda, a religious advisor to Philip IV during the second half of his reign.
 
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