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João I Braganza (1543 - 1583)

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Dom João I Braganza
Born in Vila Viçosa, Alentejo, Kingdom of Portugalmap
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Died in Vila Viçosa, Alentejo, Kingdom of Portugalmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 May 2012
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Biography

D. João I, 6º duque de Braganza - Dom João I of Braganza (1543 – 22 February 1583) was the 6th Duke of Braganza and 1st Duke of Barcelos, among other titles. He is known for advancing the claims of his wife, Infanta Catarina of Guimarães, to the throne of Portugal.

Sources

  • "Nobreza de Portugal e Brasil", Vol. II pages 445 to 448. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon 1989
  • Lines of Succession by Michael Mackagan and Jiri Louda. Little Brown and Company 1999 ISBN 0-316-84820-4. Table 117 House of Braganza


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