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Aegon II was the sixth Targaryen monarch to sit the Iron Throne, succeeding his father, Viserys I Targaryen. He was married to his full sister Helaena Targaryen.
Aegon's father, Viserys I, died in 129AL. Viserys had intended for his daughter and Aegon's older half sister, Rhaenyra, to sit the Iron Throne. However Criston Cole, Lord Commander of the Kingsguard, later known as the Kingmaker, defied the late king's wishes and backed Aegon instead, having Aegon crowned king. The realm split into two factions known as the greens and the blacks, dragon riders took to the skies, and a Targaryen civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons began. Read more...