Ferdinand the Holy Prince

1402 - 1443

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Ferdinand the Holy Prince (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɨɾˈnɐ̃du]; Portuguese: Fernando o Infante Santo; 29 September 1402 – 5 June 1443), sometimes called the "Saint Prince" or the "Constant Prince", was an infante of the Kingdom of Portugal. He was the youngest of the "Illustrious Generation" of 15th-century Portuguese princes of the House of Aviz and lay administrator of the Knightly Order of Aviz. In 1437, Ferdinand participated in the disastrous Siege of Tangier led by his older brother Henry the Navigator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand the Holy Prince has received more than 72,865 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Ferdinand the Holy Prince is the 436th most popular nobleman (down from 347th in 2019), the 145th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 139th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Portuguese Nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Ferdinand the Holy Prince ranks 436 out of 843Before him are Infanta Amalia of Spain, William III, Landgrave of Thuringia, Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia, Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma, Ingegerd of Norway, and Henriette of Cleves. After him are Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel, Albert II, Duke of Mecklenburg, Bruno, Duke of Saxony, Meinhard, Duke of Carinthia, Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, and Tupou VI.

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Among people born in 1402, Ferdinand the Holy Prince ranks 4Before him are Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal, Jean de Dunois, and Nezahualcoyotl.  Among people deceased in 1443, Ferdinand the Holy Prince ranks 5Before him are Erasmo of Narni, Zeami Motokiyo, La Hire, and Tvrtko II of Bosnia. After him are Ashikaga Yoshikatsu and Niccolò Albergati.

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Among people born in Portugal, Ferdinand the Holy Prince ranks 145 out of 479Before him are António Vieira (1608), Álvaro Cunhal (1913), Pedro Mascarenhas (1484), Zeca Afonso (1929), Mafalda of Portugal (1197), and Theresa of Portugal, Queen of León (1178). After him are Ricardo Quaresma (1983), Gil Eanes (null), Américo Tomás (1894), Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal (1843), Infanta Benedita of Portugal (1746), and Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908).

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