João IV Braganza

João Braganza (1604 - 1656)

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João (João IV) "King of Portugal" Braganza
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Husband of — married 12 Jan 1633 [location unknown]
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Died in Portugalmap
Profile last modified 7 Nov 2019 | Created 7 Oct 2011
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Was proclaimed King on December 1, 1640 when Portugal reclaims it's independence from Spain.


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  • Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 117. ISBN 0-316-84820-4.

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