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Afonso V of Portugal

1432 - 1481

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Afonso V (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈfõsu]) (15 January 1432 – 28 August 1481), known by the sobriquet the African (Portuguese: o Africano), was King of Portugal from 1438 until his death in 1481, with a brief interruption in 1477. His sobriquet refers to his military conquests in Northern Africa. As of 1471, Afonso V was the first king of Portugal to claim dominion over a plural "Kingdom of the Algarves", instead of the singular "Kingdom of the Algarve". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Afonso V of Portugal has received more than 425,934 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Afonso V of Portugal is the 1,097th most popular politician (up from 1,168th in 2019), the 26th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Portuguese Politician.

Afonso V of Portugal was most famous for being King of Portugal and the Algarve, Duke of Guimarães, Count of Ourém, and Lord of Montemor-o-Velho, among other titles.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Afonso V of Portugal ranks 1,097 out of 15,577Before him are Scipio Aemilianus, Jerry Brown, Theodoric the Great, Sunjo of Joseon, Klement Gottwald, and Hassan Rouhani. After him are Constans II, Jalal Talabani, Charles XV of Sweden, Isaac II Angelos, Rani of Jhansi, and Yu the Great.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1432, Afonso V of Portugal ranks 3Before him are Mehmed the Conqueror and Pope Innocent VIII. After him are Anne of Austria, Landgravine of Thuringia, Isabel of Coimbra, Alvise Cadamosto, Ahmad ibn Mājid, Hōjō Sōun, Bartolomeo Vivarini, and Luigi Pulci. Among people deceased in 1481, Afonso V of Portugal ranks 3Before him are Mehmed the Conqueror and Christian I of Denmark. After him are Lekë Dukagjini, Axayacatl, Ikkyū, Bartolomeo Platina, Barbara of Brandenburg, Marquise of Mantua, Agostino di Duccio, Charles IV of Anjou, Erik Axelsson Tott, and Francesco Filelfo.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Afonso V of Portugal ranks 26 out of 555Before him are José Mourinho (1963), John II of Portugal (1455), António Egas Moniz (1874), Afonso de Albuquerque (1453), John I of Portugal (1358), and John III of Portugal (1502). After him are Manuel II of Portugal (1889), Amália Rodrigues (1920), John IV of Portugal (1604), John V of Portugal (1689), Peter I of Portugal (1320), and Carlos I of Portugal (1863).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Afonso V of Portugal ranks 10Before him are Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), John II of Portugal (1455), John I of Portugal (1358), and John III of Portugal (1502). After him are Manuel II of Portugal (1889), John IV of Portugal (1604), John V of Portugal (1689), Peter I of Portugal (1320), Carlos I of Portugal (1863), and Maria I of Portugal (1734).