Denis of Portugal

1261 - 1325

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Denis (Portuguese: Dinis or Diniz, IPA: [diˈniʃ]; 9 October 1261 – 7 January 1325 in Santarém), called the Farmer King (Rei Lavrador) and the Poet King (Rei Poeta), was King of Portugal. The eldest son of Afonso III of Portugal by his second wife, Beatrice of Castile, and grandson of Alfonso X of Castile (known as the Wise), Denis succeeded his father in 1279. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denis of Portugal has received more than 209,069 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Denis of Portugal is the 585th most popular writer (down from 537th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Portugal (up from 41st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Portuguese Writer.

Denis of Portugal is most famous for his victory over the Moors in the Battle of Ourique.

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  • 210k

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  • 73.47

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Denis of Portugal ranks 585 out of 5,794Before him are Walter Raleigh, Juana Inés de la Cruz, Walther von der Vogelweide, Edward Bernays, Thomas Hardy, and Oliver Sacks. After him are Eugene O'Neill, Aulus Gellius, Demetrius Vikelas, Alexander Herzen, Vuk Karadžić, and Mihai Eminescu.

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Among people born in 1261, Denis of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Bernard Gui. After him are Otto III, Duke of Bavaria, Daniel of Moscow, Elizabeth of Sicily, Queen of Hungary, Arthur II, Duke of Brittany, Bohemond VII of Antioch, and Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway. Among people deceased in 1325, Denis of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Charles, Count of Valois. After him are Amir Khusrow, Yury of Moscow, Nizamuddin Auliya, Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq, and Stefan Vladislav II.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Denis of Portugal ranks 40 out of 479Before him are Maria I of Portugal (1734), Orosius (375), Sister Lúcia (1907), Afonso IV of Portugal (1291), Henry, King of Portugal (1512), and John VI of Portugal (1767). After him are Joseph I of Portugal (1714), Afonso II of Portugal (1185), Sancho I of Portugal (1154), Manoel de Oliveira (1908), Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal (1527), and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (1948).

Among WRITERS In Portugal

Among writers born in Portugal, Denis of Portugal ranks 4Before him are José Saramago (1922), Fernando Pessoa (1888), and Luís de Camões (1524). After him are José Maria de Eça de Queirós (1845), Judah Leon Abravanel (1460), Gil Vicente (1465), João de Barros (1496), António Vieira (1608), Luís Fróis (1532), Tomé Pires (1468), and Almeida Garrett (1799).