Famous Portuguese Emperors & Kings

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 1 Philip IV of Spain

Philip IV of Spain
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Famous As: King of Portugal (1621-1640), King of Spain (1621-1665)
Birthdate: April 8, 1605
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
Died: September 17, 1665

Philip IV of Spain was the king of Spain from 1621 to 1665 and the king of Portugal from 1621 to 1640. He was a fine horseman and a keen hunter but was considered a weak ruler with excessive dependence on the ministers. Even though the Spanish empire expanded considerably during his reign, he was not a popular king.

 2 Pedro I of Brazil

Pedro I of Brazil
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Famous As: First Emperor of Brazil
Birthdate: October 12, 1798
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queluz Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: September 24, 1834

Pedro I of Brazil was the founder of the Empire of Brazil and reigned as its emperor from 1822 to 1831. He also ruled over Portugal before abdicating the throne in favor of Dona Maria II. He is credited with spreading the liberal ideals that enabled Portugal and Brazil to move to representative forms of government from absolutist regimes.

 3 Manuel II of Portugal

Manuel II of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: November 15, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belém Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: July 2, 1932
Son of King Carlos I, Manuel II, was the last king of Portugal. While he came to power after his father’s assassination, he had to flee to England after the Portuguese monarchy was dissolved by a revolution. He later devoted himself to books and published Early Portuguese Books.
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 4 Manuel I of Portugal

Manuel I of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: May 31, 1469
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Alcochete, Portugal
Died: December 13, 1521

 5 Afonso I of Portugal

Afonso I of Portugal
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Birthdate: July 25, 1109
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coimbra
Died: December 6, 0118

 6 Carlos I of Portugal

Carlos I of Portugal
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Famous As: King of Portugal
Birthdate: September 28, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon
Died: February 1, 1908

 7 John I of Portugal

John I of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: April 11, 1357
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon
Died: August 14, 1433
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 8 John VI of Portugal

John VI of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: May 13, 1767
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queluz Palace, Queluz, Portugal
Died: March 10, 1826

 9 John III of Portugal

John III of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 7, 1502
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Castle of Sao Jorge
Died: June 11, 1557

 10 Sebastian of Portugal

Sebastian of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: January 20, 1554
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lisbon
Died: August 4, 1578

 11 John II of Portugal

John II of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 3, 1455
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Castle of Sao Jorge
Died: October 25, 1495

 12 John IV of Portugal

John IV of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 19, 1604
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vila Viçosa
Died: November 6, 1656

 13 John V of Portugal

John V of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 22, 1689
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ribeira Palace
Died: July 31, 1750

 14 Miguel of Portugal

Miguel of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 26, 1802
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lisbon
Died: November 14, 1866

 15 Joseph I of Portugal

Joseph I of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 6, 1714
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 24, 1777

 16 Henry, King of Portugal

Henry, King of Portugal
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Famous As: King of Portugal
Birthdate: January 31, 1512
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: January 31, 1580

 17 Afonso III of Portugal

Afonso III of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: May 5, 1210
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: February 16, 1279

 18 Luís I of Portugal

Luís I of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 31, 1838
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Necessidades Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: October 19, 1889

 19 Afonso V

Afonso V
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Famous As: King of Portugal
Birthdate: January 15, 1432
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sintra, Portugal
Died: August 28, 1481

 20 Pedro V of Portugal

Pedro V of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 16, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Necessidades Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: November 11, 1861

 21 Afonso, Prince of Beira

Afonso, Prince of Beira
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: March 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

 22 Edward of Portugal

Edward of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 31, 1391
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Viseu, Portugal
Died: September 9, 1438

 23 Peter II of Portugal

Peter II of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: April 26, 1648
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: December 9, 1706

 24 Afonso IV of Portugal

Afonso IV of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: February 8, 1291
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: May 28, 1357

 25 Denis of Portugal

Denis of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 9, 1261
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon
Died: January 7, 1325

 26 Ferdinand I of Portugal

Ferdinand I of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: October 31, 1345
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: October 22, 1383

 27 Sancho I of Portugal

Sancho I of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: November 11, 1154
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: March 26, 1211

 28 Peter III of Portugal

Peter III of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: July 5, 1717
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lisbon
Died: May 25, 1786

 29 Afonso VI of Portugal

Afonso VI of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: August 21, 1643
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: September 12, 1683

 30 António, Prior of Crato

António, Prior of Crato
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 20, 1531
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: August 26, 1595

 31 Afonso II of Portugal

Afonso II of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: April 23, 1185
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: March 25, 1223

 32 Afonso, Prince of Portugal

Afonso, Prince of Portugal
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: May 18, 1475
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: July 13, 1491

 33 Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal

Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: August 23, 1498
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zaragoza, Spain
Died: July 19, 1500

 34 Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad

Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 1040 AD
Birthplace: Beja, Portugal
Died: 1095 AD

 35 Sancho II of Portugal

Sancho II of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: September 8, 1209
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: January 4, 1248

 36 Joao Manuel, Prince of Portugal

Joao Manuel, Prince of Portugal
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 3, 1537
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Royal Palace of Évora, Evora, Portugal
Died: January 2, 1554

 37 Afonso, Duke of Porto

Afonso, Duke of Porto
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: July 31, 1865
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ajuda Royal Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 21, 1920

 38 Peter, Duke of Coimbra

Peter, Duke of Coimbra
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: December 9, 1392
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: May 20, 1449

 39 García II of Galicia

García II of Galicia
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1042 AD
Birthplace: Zamora, Spain
Died: March 22, 1090

 40 Prince Francis Joseph of Braganza

Prince Francis Joseph of Braganza
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: September 7, 1879
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Merano, Italy
Died: June 15, 1919