Famous Portuguese Historical Personalities

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 1 Philip IV of Spain

Philip IV of Spain
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Famous As: King of Portugal
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 Catherine of Braganza

Catherine of Braganza
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: November 25, 1638
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palace of Vila Viçosa, Vila Viçosa, Portugal
Died: December 31, 1705
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 3 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.

 4 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.

 5 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

 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 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

 13 Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal

Isabella of Aragon, Queen of Portugal
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: October 2, 1470
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dueñas, Palencia, Spain
Died: August 23, 1498

 14 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

 15 Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal

Maria of Aragon, Queen of Portugal
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: June 29, 1482
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Córdoba, Spain
Died: March 7, 1517

 16 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

 17 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

 18 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

 19 Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile

Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Castile
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 1428 AD
Birthplace: Toledo, Spain
Died: August 15, 1496

 20 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

 21 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

 22 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

 23 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

 24 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

 25 Carlota Joaquina of Spain

Carlota Joaquina of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: April 25, 1775
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Aranjuez, Spain
Died: January 7, 1830

 26 Mariana Victoria of Spain

Mariana Victoria of Spain
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: March 31, 1718
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Royal Alcazar of Madrid, Spain
Died: January 15, 1781

 27 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

 28 Amélie of Orléans

Amélie of Orléans
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Famous As: Queen consort
Birthdate: September 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Twickenham, London, England
Died: October 25, 1951

 29 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

 30 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

 31 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

 32 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

 33 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

 34 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

 35 Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress

Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: September 18, 1434
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torres Vedras, Portugal
Died: September 3, 1467

 36 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

 37 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

 38 Barbara of Portugal

Barbara of Portugal
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: December 4, 1711
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ribeira Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: August 27, 1758

 39 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

 40 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

 41 Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal

Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: August 24, 1855
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kleinheubach, Germany
Died: February 12, 1944

 42 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

 43 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

 44 Luisa de Guzmán

Luisa de Guzmán
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: October 13, 1613
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sanlúcar, Spain
Died: February 27, 1666

 45 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

 46 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

 47 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

 48 Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal

Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal
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Famous As: Queen consort
Birthdate: May 2, 1402
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Medina del Campo
Died: February 19, 1445

 49 Beatrice of Portugal

Beatrice of Portugal
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: January 31, 1373
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal
Died: 1420 AD

 50 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