Afonso I, Duke of Braganza

1377 - 1461

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Dom Afonso I of Braganza (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈfõsu]; 10 August 1377 – 15 December 1461) was the first duke of Braganza and the eighth count of Barcelos. He founded the House of Braganza, the most powerful and wealthy dynasty in Portugal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Afonso I, Duke of Braganza has received more than 109,325 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Afonso I, Duke of Braganza is the 6,949th most popular politician (up from 7,631st in 2019), the 153rd most popular biography from Portugal (up from 164th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Portuguese Politician.

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Among politicians, Afonso I, Duke of Braganza ranks 6,949 out of 15,710Before him are George I of Bulgaria, Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria, Quett Masire, Bonne of Artois, Junio Valerio Borghese, and Tiberius Coruncanius. After him are Bohemond VI of Antioch, Richard de Bures, Elizabeth Warren, Warren Hastings, Fernando Belaúnde Terry, and Nubkheperre Intef.

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Among people born in 1377, Afonso I, Duke of Braganza ranks 12Before him are Đurađ Branković, Albert IV, Duke of Austria, Louis II of Anjou, Süleyman Çelebi, Emperor Go-Komatsu, and Oswald von Wolkenstein.  Among people deceased in 1461, Afonso I, Duke of Braganza ranks 7Before him are Charles VII of France, Domenico Veneziano, Charles, Prince of Viana, Owen Tudor, Georg von Peuerbach, and Thomas of Bosnia.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Afonso I, Duke of Braganza ranks 153 out of 479Before him are Gil Eanes (null), Américo Tomás (1894), Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal (1843), Infanta Benedita of Portugal (1746), Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908), and Pelagio Galvani (1165). After him are Constance of Portugal (1290), Nuno Gonçalves (1500), Francisco Lázaro (1891), Pedro Damiano (1480), Félix Mourinho (1938), and Joanna, Princess of Portugal (1452).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Afonso I, Duke of Braganza ranks 78Before him are Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu (1430), Leonor Teles (1350), Teófilo Braga (1843), Álvaro Cunhal (1913), Américo Tomás (1894), and Infanta Benedita of Portugal (1746). After him are Urraca of Portugal (1150), Francisco Craveiro Lopes (1894), José Mendes Cabeçadas (1883), John, Constable of Portugal (1400), Theresa of Portugal, Countess of Flanders (1157), and Sidónio Pais (1872).