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Sancho VI of Navarre

King of Navarre

Died when: 62 years 67 days (746 months)
Star Sign: Taurus

 

Sancho VI of Navarre

Sancho Garcés VI (Basque: Antso VI.a; 21 April 1132 - 27 June 1194), called the Wise (Basque: Jakituna, Spanish: el Sabio) was King of Navarre from 1150 until his death in 1194.

He was the first monarch to officially drop the title of King of Pamplona in favour of King of Navarre, thus changing the designation of his kingdom.

Sancho Garcés was responsible for bringing his kingdom into the political orbit of Europe.He was the eldest son of García Ramírez, the Restorer and Margaret of L'Aigle.


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