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Princess Of Beira
PRINCE OF BEIRA (Portuguese : Príncipe da Beira) is a title traditionally granted to the heir apparent of the heir apparent to the throne of Portugal . The title's original use that it be granted on the eldest daughter of the reigning monarch of Portugal. Tied with the title of Prince of Beira, is Duke of Barcelos
Duke of Barcelos
, as heir to the Duke of Braganza and Prince of Brazil
Prince of Brazil
(later Prince Royal of Portugal
Prince Royal of Portugal
). The current Prince of Beira
Prince of Beira
is Prince Afonso , the eldest son of Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza
Duke of Braganza
. The title's name has its origins in the Beira province in central Portugal
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Mariana Victoria Of Spain
MARIANA VICTORIA OF SPAIN (Portuguese : Mariana Vitória; 31 March 1718 – 15 January 1781) was an Infanta
Infanta
of Spain by birth and was later the Queen of Portugal
Portugal
as wife of King Joseph I . The eldest daughter of Philip V of Spain
Philip V of Spain
and Elisabeth Farnese , she was engaged to the young Louis XV of France
Louis XV of France
at the age of seven. Rejected due to her age, the marriage never took place and she was sent back to Spain. In 1729 she was married to the son of John V of Portugal
Portugal
. As the mother of Maria I of Portugal
Portugal
, she also acted as regent of Portugal during the last months of her husband's life and acted as advisor to her daughter in her reign
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Joseph I Of Portugal
JOSEPH I (Portuguese : JOSé I, Portuguese pronunciation: , 6 June 1714 – 24 February 1777), "THE REFORMER" (Portuguese : "o Reformador"), was the King of Portugal and the Algarves from 31 July 1750 until his death. Among other activities, Joseph was devoted to hunting and the opera. Indeed, he assembled one of the greatest collections of operatic scores in Europe. CONTENTS* 1 Early life * 1.1 Marriage * 2 Reign * 2.1 Victory over Spain and France (1762) * 2.2 Marquess of Pombal * 3 Legacy and death * 4 Issue * 5 Titles, honours, and styles * 5.1 Titles and styles * 5.2 Honours * 6 Ancestors * 7 External links * 8 References EARLY LIFE Portrait of Joseph, Prince of Brazil; Domenico Duprà
Domenico Duprà
, 1725. Joseph was the third child of King John V of Portugal and his wife Maria Anna of Austria
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José, Prince Of Brazil
D. JOSé, PRINCE OF BRAZIL, DUKE OF BRAGANZA (Portuguese pronunciation: ; 20 August 1761 – 11 September 1788) was the heir apparent to the Kingdom of Portugal until his death in 1788, as the eldest child of Queen Maria I of Portugal and King Pedro III of Portugal , members of the House of Braganza José died of smallpox at the age of 27, causing his younger and ill-prepared brother, Infante João , to become heir-apparent and eventually King. João's reign would be a turbulent one, seeing Napoleonic invasion of Portugal and the loss of the Portuguese Empire 's largest and wealthiest colony, Brazil
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Peter III Of Portugal
PETER III (Portuguese: Pedro III) (Portuguese pronunciation: ) (5 July 1717 – 25 May 1786) became King of the Kingdom of Portugal
Portugal
and the Algarves jure uxoris by the accession of his wife and niece Queen Maria I in 1777, and co-reigned alongside her until his death. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Reign * 3 Marriage and Issue * 4 Ancestors * 5 Notes * 6 References * 7 External links EARLY LIFE Pedro, Prince of Brazil; Portrait by Vieira Lusitano . Pedro was born at 12:00 noon on 5 July 1717 in the Ribeira Palace in Lisbon
Lisbon
, Portugal
Portugal
. He was baptized on 29 August and was given the name Pedro Clemente Francisco José António. His parents were King João V and his wife Maria Ana of Austria . Pedro was a younger brother of José I of Portugal
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Maria Teresa, Princess Of Beira
PRINCESS is a regal rank and the feminine equivalent of prince (from Latin princeps , meaning principal citizen). Most often, the term has been used for the consort of a prince or for the daughters of a king or sovereign prince. CONTENTS * 1 Princess as a substantive title * 2 Princess as a courtesy title * 2.1 Descendants of monarchs * 2.2 Wives of princes * 3 See also * 4 References PRINCESS AS A SUBSTANTIVE TITLESome princesses are reigning monarchs of principalities. There have been fewer instances of reigning princesses than reigning princes, as most principalities excluded women from inheriting the throne. Examples of princesses regnant have included Constance of Antioch , princess regnant of Antioch in the 12th century. As the President of France , an office for which women are eligible, is ex-officio co-Prince of Andorra , Andorra could theoretically be ruled by a co-Princess
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Maria Anna Of Austria
MARIA ANNA OF AUSTRIA (Maria Anna Josepha; 7 September 1683 – 14 August 1754) was Queen consort of Portugal
Portugal
by marriage to King John V of Portugal
Portugal
. She was Regent of Portugal
Portugal
from 1742 until 1750 during the illness of John V. CONTENTS * 1 Family * 2 Queen Consort of Portugal
Portugal
* 3 Regency * 4 Marriage and children * 5 In Culture * 6 Ancestry * 7 Titles, styles, honours and arms * 7.1 Titles and styles * 8 References * 9 Bibliography FAMILY The Arrival of Maria Anna of Austria
Maria Anna of Austria
in Lisbon; Gottfried Stein, c. 1708. Born Maria Anna Josepha, she was a daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg
Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg
. Maria Anna was a sister of Holy Roman Emperors Joseph I and Charles VI
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Barbara Of Braganza
BARBARA OF PORTUGAL (Maria Madalena Bárbara Xavier Leonor Teresa Antónia Josefa; 4 December 1711 – 27 August 1758) was an Infanta of Portugal and later Queen of Spain by marriage to Ferdinand VI of Spain . CONTENTS* 1 Life * 1.1 Princess of Portugal * 1.2 Princess of Asturias * 1.3 Queen of Spain * 2 Ancestors * 3 Notes * 4 Bibliography * 5 External links LIFEPRINCESS OF PORTUGALBorn Maria Madalena Josefa Teresa Bárbara, Barbara was the eldest child of King John V of Portugal and his wife, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria , a daughter of Emperor Leopold I . The princess was baptised Maria Madalena Bárbara Xavier Leonor Teresa Antónia Josefa, her names honouring a number of saints and relatives. She was usually referred to as Bárbara or Maria Bárbara, a name never before used among Portuguese royalty, in honour of Saint Barbara , the saint of her birthday
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Luisa De Guzmán
LUISA MARíA FRANCISCA DE GUZMáN Y SANDOVAL (Portuguese : Luísa Maria Francisca de Gusmão; 13 October 1613 – 27 February 1666) was a queen consort of Portugal . She was the spouse of King John IV , the first Braganza ruler, as well as the mother of two kings of Portugal (Afonso VI and Peter II ) and a queen of England
England
(Catherine of Braganza ). She served as regent of Portugal de jure from 1656 until 1662, and de facto until her death in 1666. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Early life * 1.2 Restoration War * 1.3 Regency * 2 Issue * 3 Ancestry * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYEARLY LIFE Portrait of D. Luísa de Gusmão; Peninsular School, 17th century. Luisa was Spanish by birth, the daughter of Juan Manuel Pérez de Guzmán, 8th Duke of Medina Sidonia , and Juana Lorenza Gomez de Sandoval y la Cerda. Her paternal grandfather was the renowned Alonso de Guzmán, "El Bueno"
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Catherine Of Braganza
CATHERINE OF BRAGANZA (Portuguese : Catarina de Bragança; 25 November 1638 – 31 December 1705) was Queen of England , Scotland and Ireland from 1662 to 1685, by marriage to King Charles II . She also served as regent of Portugal during the absence of her brother in 1701 and 1704-05, after her return to Portugal as widow. Catherine was born into the House of Braganza , the most senior noble house of Portugal , which became Portugal's royal house after Catherine's father, John, 8th Duke of Braganza , was proclaimed King John IV after deposing the House of Habsburg in 1640. Owing to her devotion to the Roman Catholic beliefs in which she had been raised, Catherine was an unpopular consort for Charles II
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Peter II Of Portugal
Dom PEDRO II (26 April 1648 – 9 December 1706), nicknamed «the Pacific», was the King of Portugal and the Algarves from 1683 until his death, previously serving as regent for his brother King Afonso VI from 1668 until his own accession. He was the fifth and last child of King John IV and his wife Queen Luisa de Guzmán . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Rule (1668–1706) * 2.1 European policy * 2.2 Brazil * 3 Death * 4 Assessment * 5 Ancestry * 6 Marriages and issue * 7 Bibliography * 8 References * 9 Bibliography * 10 External links EARLY LIFEThird son of King John IV and Queen Luisa , he was created Duke of Beja and Lord of the House of Infantado. Following his father's death, his mother became regent for the new king Afonso VI, Peter's elder, partially paralysed, and mentally unstable brother. In 1662 Afonso put away his mother and assumed control of the state
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Maria Francisca Of Savoy
D. MARIA FRANCISCA OF SAVOY (Marie Françoise Élisabeth; 21 June 1646 – 27 December 1683) was twice queen consort of Portugal as the spouse of two Portuguese kings. She first became queen of Portugal at the age of 20 on the day of her marriage to Afonso VI . Since the marriage was never consummated , she was able to obtain an annulment . On 28 March 1668, she married Afonso's brother, the Infante Peter, Duke of Beja , who was appointed prince regent the same year due to Afonso's perceived incompetence. Maria Francisca became queen of Portugal for the second time when Peter succeeded his brother as Peter II in 1683. She herself died later that year. CONTENTS * 1 Family * 2 First marriage * 3 Second marriage * 4 Ancestry * 5 References FAMILYMaria Francisca was born in Paris
Paris
as the younger daughter of Charles Amadeus, Duke of Nemours , and Élisabeth de Bourbon
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John Vi Of Portugal
JOHN VI (Portuguese : João VI; 13 May 1767 – 10 March 1826), nicknamed "THE CLEMENT", was King of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves from 1816 to 1825. Although the United Kingdom over which he ruled ceased to exist de facto beginning in 1822, he remained its monarch de jure between 1822 and 1825. After the recognition of Brazilian independence under the Treaty of Rio de Janeiro of 1825 , he continued as King of Portugal
King of Portugal
and the Algarves until his death in 1826. Under the same treaty, he also became titular Emperor of Brazil for life, while his son, Pedro I of Brazil
Pedro I of Brazil
, was both de facto and de jure the monarch of the newly-independent country. Born in Lisbon
Lisbon
in 1767, the son of Maria I and Peter III of Portugal , he was originally an infante (prince, but not heir to the throne) of Portugal
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Carlota Joaquina Of Spain
Doña CARLOTA JOAQUINA OF SPAIN (Carlota Joaquina de Borbón y Borbón-Parma; 25 April 1775 – 7 January 1830) was a Queen consort of Portugal
Portugal
as wife of John VI . She was the eldest daughter and surviving child of King Charles IV of Spain
Charles IV of Spain
and his wife Maria Luisa of Parma . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Marriage * 3 In Brazil
Brazil
* 4 Queen * 5 Issue * 6 Titles and styles * 7 Carlota in film and television * 8 Ancestors * 9 References * 10 External links * 11 Further reading EARLY LIFE Portrait of Carlota Joaquina; Giuseppe Troni She was born in Aranjuez
Aranjuez
during the reign of her paternal grandfather, Charles III of Spain
Charles III of Spain
, the eldest surviving child born to her parents
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Duarte Nuno, Duke Of Braganza
Dom DUARTE NUNO, DUKE OF BRAGANZA (23 September 1907 – 24 December 1976) was the claimant to the defunct Portuguese throne , as both the Miguelist successor of his father, Miguel, Duke of Braganza , and later as the head of the only Brigantine house , after the death of the last Legitimist Braganza, King Manuel II of Portugal . In 1952, when the Portuguese Laws of Banishment were repealed, the Duke moved his family to Portugal, thus returning the Miguelist Braganzas to their homeland and becoming the first of the former Portuguese royal dynasty to live in Portugal since the deposition of the monarchy, in 1910. Once established in Portugal, the Duke was granted a pension and residence by the Fundação da Casa de Bragança, the organization has owned and managed all the private assets of the House of Braganza, since the death of King Manuel II, in 1932
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Amélie Of Orléans
PRINCESS AMéLIE OF ORLéANS (28 September 1865 – 25 October 1951) was the last Queen consort of Portugal, known to her husband's subjects as "Maria Amélia de Orleães". As the eldest daughter of Prince Philippe, Count of Paris , and his wife, Princess Marie Isabelle d\'Orléans , she was a "Princess of Orléans" by birth. CONTENTS * 1 Family * 2 Marriage and issue * 3 Queen consort * 4 Lisbon regicide * 5 Titles, styles and honours * 5.1 Titles and styles * 5.2 Honours * 5.2.1 National dynastic honours * 5.2.2 Foreign honours * 6 Ancestry * 7 References * 8 External links FAMILYAmélie's paternal grandparents were Prince Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans , and Duchess Helena of Mecklenburg-Schwerin . Her maternal grandparents were Prince Antoine, Duke of Montpensier , and the Infanta Luisa Fernanda of Spain
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