POLITICIAN

John III of Portugal

1502 - 1557

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John III (Portuguese: João III Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈɐ̃w̃]; 7 June 1502 – 11 June 1557) nicknamed The Pious (Portuguese: "o Piedoso") was the King of Portugal and the Algarves from 13 December 1521 to 11 June 1557. He was the son of King Manuel I and Maria of Aragon, the third daughter of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John III of Portugal has received more than 380,302 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). John III of Portugal is the 1,183rd most popular politician (down from 1,100th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Portugal (up from 25th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Portuguese Politician.

John III of Portugal is most famous for being the son of King Manuel I of Portugal and Maria of Aragon. He was King of Portugal from 1521 until his death in 1557.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John III of Portugal ranks 1,183 out of 15,710. Before him are Shang Yang, Antiochus I Soter, Muawiya II, Marie Louise d’Orléans, F. W. de Klerk, and Turgut Özal. After him are Kwame Nkrumah, Emir Abdelkader, Nabopolassar, Helmut Schmidt, U Thant, and Daniel Ortega.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1502, John III of Portugal ranks 4Before him are Hurrem Sultan, Pope Gregory XIII, and Atahualpa. After him are La Malinche, Thomas Tallis, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Miguel López de Legazpi, Pedro Nunes, Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Heinrich Aldegrever, and Otto Henry, Elector Palatine. Among people deceased in 1557, John III of Portugal ranks 5Before him are Jacques Cartier, Anne of Cleves, Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia, and Pontormo. After him are Bona Sforza, Olaus Magnus, Mikael Agricola, Sebastian Cabot, Lautaro, Emperor Go-Nara, and Giovanni Francesco Straparola.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John III of Portugal ranks 23 out of 479. Before him are John II of Portugal (1455), Afonso de Albuquerque (1453), John I of Portugal (1358), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), Cristiano Ronaldo (1985), and Afonso V of Portugal (1432). After him are Pedro I of Brazil (1798), José Mourinho (1963), Peter I of Portugal (1320), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), António Egas Moniz (1874), and Edward, King of Portugal (1391).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, John III of Portugal ranks 9Before him are Manuel I of Portugal (1469), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), John II of Portugal (1455), John I of Portugal (1358), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), and Afonso V of Portugal (1432). After him are Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Peter I of Portugal (1320), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), Edward, King of Portugal (1391), John IV of Portugal (1604), and Afonso III of Portugal (1210).