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Afonso II of Portugal

1185 - 1223

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Afonso II (IPA: [ɐˈfõsu]; English: Alphonzo; Archaic Portuguese: Affonso; Portuguese-Galician: Alfonso or Alphonso; Latin: Alphonsus; 23 April 1185 – 25 March 1223), nicknamed the Fat (o Gordo) or the Leper (o Gafo), was the third king of Portugal and the second but eldest surviving son of Sancho I of Portugal and Dulce of Aragon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Afonso II of Portugal has received more than 170,451 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Afonso II of Portugal is the 1,877th most popular politician (down from 1,851st in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Portugal (up from 50th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Portuguese Politician.

Afonso II of Portugal, also known as Afonso of Burgundy, was the second King of Portugal and the Algarve. He is most famous for his military campaigns in North Africa and southern Europe, as well as his role in Portugal's independence from the Kingdom of León.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Afonso II of Portugal ranks 1,877 out of 15,710Before him are Mohammed Daoud Khan, Francis, Duke of Anjou, Dihya, Sima Zhao, Otto Strasser, and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. After him are Emperor Huizong of Song, Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, Canute IV of Denmark, Hongzhi Emperor, Sancho I of Portugal, and Prince Marko.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1185, Afonso II of Portugal ranks 4Before him are Pope Urban IV, Ögedei Khan, and Shams Tabrizi. After him are William III of Sicily, Inge II of Norway, Thomas of Celano, Gertrude of Merania, Töregene Khatun, Hyacinth of Poland, Michael of Chernigov, and Konstantin of Rostov. Among people deceased in 1223, Afonso II of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Philip II of France. After him are Muqali, Margaret of Hungary, George IV of Georgia, Sancho, Count of Provence, Ada, Countess of Holland, Mstislav III of Kiev, Wincenty Kadłubek, and Unkei.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Afonso II of Portugal ranks 42 out of 479Before him are Sister Lúcia (1907), Afonso IV of Portugal (1291), Henry, King of Portugal (1512), John VI of Portugal (1767), Denis of Portugal (1261), and Joseph I of Portugal (1714). After him are Sancho I of Portugal (1154), Manoel de Oliveira (1908), Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal (1527), Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (1948), Ferdinand I of Portugal (1345), and Mário Soares (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Afonso II of Portugal ranks 22Before him are Carlos I of Portugal (1863), Maria I of Portugal (1734), Afonso IV of Portugal (1291), Henry, King of Portugal (1512), John VI of Portugal (1767), and Joseph I of Portugal (1714). After him are Sancho I of Portugal (1154), Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal (1527), Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (1948), Ferdinand I of Portugal (1345), Mário Soares (1924), and Viriathus (-180).