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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 1521 until his death in 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 587,915 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). John III of Portugal is the 1,089th most popular politician (up from 1,182nd in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 23rd 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 1,089 out of 15,577Before him are David Lloyd George, Alpha Condé, William Henry Harrison, Dagobert I, John I of Portugal, and Ivan Mazepa. After him are Basil I, Scipio Aemilianus, Jerry Brown, Theodoric the Great, Sunjo of Joseon, and Klement Gottwald.

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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, Otto Henry, Elector Palatine, and Heinrich Aldegrever. Among people deceased in 1557, John III of Portugal ranks 3Before him are Jacques Cartier and Anne of Cleves. After him are Pontormo, Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia, Bona Sforza, Olaus Magnus, Mikael Agricola, Sebastian Cabot, Emperor Go-Nara, Lautaro, and Ferrante Gonzaga.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John III of Portugal ranks 25 out of 555Before him are Sebastian of Portugal (1554), José Mourinho (1963), John II of Portugal (1455), António Egas Moniz (1874), Afonso de Albuquerque (1453), and John I of Portugal (1358). After him are Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), Amália Rodrigues (1920), John IV of Portugal (1604), John V of Portugal (1689), and Peter I of Portugal (1320).

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), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), John II of Portugal (1455), and John I of Portugal (1358). After him are Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), John IV of Portugal (1604), John V of Portugal (1689), Peter I of Portugal (1320), and Carlos I of Portugal (1863).