Martin I of Sicily "The Younger"

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Martín "The Younger" of Aragon, king of Sicily

Spanish: Martín "el Joven" de Aragon, rey de Sicilia, Italian: Martino "il Giovane" d'Aragona, re di Sicilia, Catalan: Martí "el Jove" d'Aragó i de Luna, rei de Sicília
Also Known As: "el Joven"
Birthplace: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Death: July 25, 1409 (35)
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Place of Burial: Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Martín I el Humano, rey de Aragón and María López de Luna, reina consorte de Aragón
Husband of Maria d'Aragona, queen of Sicily and Blanca I, reina de Navarra
Partner of Agatuccia de Pesci and Tarsia Rizzari
Father of "Pietro di Sicilia"; Violante de Aragón; Frederic, count of Luna and Martin of Aragon, prince of Sicily
Half brother of Princess Margarita of Aragon and Prince Juan of Aragon

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About Martin I of Sicily "The Younger"


Infante don MARTÍN de Aragón (25 Jul 1374-Cagliari 25 Jul 1409, bur Cagliari). Conde de Luna, Señor de Segorbe y Ejérica. Duke of Athens and Neopatrai 1391-1394. He succeeded in 1392 as MARTIN I "el Joven" King of Sicily, under the Regency of his father. After the death of his first wife, the legitimate heir to Sicily, there was no movement to replace Martin as King of Sicily. He led a major campaign in Sardinia in 1409, beating the rebels at Sanduri 30 Jun 1409, but died from malaria within a month. m firstly (24 Jun 1389) his first cousin, MARIA I Queen of Sicily, daughter of FEDERIGO II “il Simplo” King of Sicily [Aragon] & his first wife Infanta doña Constanza de Aragón ([1362/63]-25 Mar 1401). Betrothed (1401) to Infanta doña JUANA de Navarra, daughter of don CARLOS III "el Noble" King of Navarre & his wife Infanta doña Leonor de Castilla (1382-Béarn Jul 1413). m secondly (by proxy Catania 21 May 1402) as her first husband, Infanta doña BLANCA de Navarra, daughter of don CARLOS III "el Noble" King of Navarre & his wife Infanta doña Leonor de Castilla (Pamplona 1385-Santa María de Nieva 3 Apr 1441, bur Tudela, église des Cordeliers). Declared Regent of Sicily by her father-in-law, after the death of her first husband. She was recognised as heiress to the throne of Navarre at Olite 28 Oct 1416. She succeeded her father in 1425 as BLANCA I Queen of Navarre, crowned with her second husband at Pamplona 15 May 1429. Charles VII King of France created her Dss de Nemours 15 Feb 1437. She married secondly (by treaty 5 Nov 1419, contract Olite 5 Dec 1419, Pamplona 18 Jun 1420) as his first wife, Infante don Juan de Aragón, who later proclaimed himself Juan II King of Navarre, by right of his wife, and succeeded in 1458 as Juan II King of Aragon. Mistress (1): AGATHE de Pesce, daughter of ---. Mistress (2): TARSIA Rizzari, daughter of ---. Martín & his first wife had one child:

Fue Rey de Sicilia entre 1390 y 1409.

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Martin I of Sicily "The Younger"'s Timeline

July 25, 1374
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
November 19, 1398
Catania, Sicily, Italy
Sicily, Italy
Aragon, Spain
December 17, 1406
Catania, Sicily, Italy
July 25, 1409
Age 35
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy