The ISO 8859 standard includes several 8-bit extensions to the ASCII character set (also known as ISO 646-IRV). Especially important is ISO 8859-1, the
ISO 8859-1 supports the following languages: Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Scottish, Spanish, and Swedish.
Note that the ISO 8859-1 characters are also the first 256 characters of ISO 10646 (Unicode).
ISO 8859 Alphabets
The full set of ISO 8859 alphabets includes:
ISO 8859-1 Characters