Barbara of Portugal

1711 - 1758

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Barbara of Portugal (Maria Madalena Bárbara Xavier Leonor Teresa Antónia Josefa; 4 December 1711 – 27 August 1758) was an Infanta of Portugal, and a Queen of Spain by marriage to Ferdinand VI of Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara of Portugal has received more than 197,411 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Barbara of Portugal is the 2,725th most popular politician (down from 2,342nd in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 64th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Politician.

Barbara of Portugal was most famous for being the wife of King John III of Portugal and the mother of King Sebastian of Portugal.

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Among politicians, Barbara of Portugal ranks 2,725 out of 15,577Before her are Wilhelm Cuno, Razia Sultana, Amyntas III of Macedon, Köprülü Mehmed Pasha, Odo the Great, and Philip the Tetrarch. After her are Philip II, Duke of Savoy, Nero Julius Caesar, Georges Couthon, Archduke Ernest of Austria, Eric IV of Denmark, and Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona.

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Among people born in 1711, Barbara of Portugal ranks 7Before her are David Hume, Qianlong Emperor, Mikhail Lomonosov, Roger Joseph Boscovich, William IV, Prince of Orange, and Laura Bassi. After her are Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine, Ablai Khan, Georg Wilhelm Richmann, and Frederick August I, Duke of Oldenburg. Among people deceased in 1758, Barbara of Portugal ranks 2Before her is Pope Benedict XIV. After her are Prince Augustus William of Prussia, Hans Egede, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Pierre Bouguer, Jonathan Edwards, Senesino, Johann Friedrich Fasch, Ernest Augustus II, Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Antoine de Jussieu, and Johan Helmich Roman.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Barbara of Portugal ranks 70 out of 555Before her are Catherine of Braganza (1638), José Manuel Barroso (1956), Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal (1699), Isaac Abarbanel (1437), Constance of Aragon (1179), and Peter III of Portugal (1717). After her are Diego Columbus (1479), Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy (1397), John of God (1495), Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal (1887), Fernando Santos (1954), and Sancho II of Portugal (1209).

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