What accomplishments did Isabella the 1st make?
Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon had a joint rule over Spain for 35 years. During this time she was able to gain control of Granada, ending the 'Reconquista', expel the Jews and Muslims from Spain, and successfully patronize Christopher Columbus.
Isabella d'Este was a hige patron of the arts and sciences. She collected all forms of art and also tried to create it herself, she even taught herself Latin. d'Este also met with many of the Renaissance patinters to have them make portraits of her. Isabella d'Este was a classic Renaissance woman but she was also a humanist.