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John II of Portugal

1455 - 1495

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John II (Portuguese: João II; [ʒuˈɐ̃w]; 3 March 1455 – 25 October 1495), called the Perfect Prince (Portuguese: o Príncipe Perfeito), was King of Portugal from 1481 until his death in 1495, and also for a brief time in 1477. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John II of Portugal has received more than 607,484 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). John II of Portugal is the 1,002nd most popular politician (down from 960th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Portugal (down from 17th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Portuguese Politician.

John II of Portugal is most famous for being the King of Portugal and the Algarve. He was also the Duke of Braganza. He was born in 1455 and died in 1495.

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Among politicians, John II of Portugal ranks 1,002 out of 15,577Before him are Alfonso VI of León and Castile, Randal Cremer, Amadeo I of Spain, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Ptolemy VI Philometor. After him are Ælfweard of Wessex, Empress Gi, Clara Petacci, Jorge Rafael Videla, Haakon VII of Norway, and Berke.

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Among people born in 1455, John II of Portugal ranks 1After him are John, King of Denmark, Sophia Palaiologina, Johann Reuchlin, Andrea Gritti, Ascanio Sforza, John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg, George, Duke of Bavaria, Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, and Jean Hey. Among people deceased in 1495, John II of Portugal ranks 1After him are Seongjong of Joseon, Sultan Cem, Alfonso II of Naples, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Francis, Count of Vendôme, Dorothea of Brandenburg, Cosimo Tura, Jacob Sprenger, Vlad Călugărul, Magdalena of France, and Jasper Tudor.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John II of Portugal ranks 21 out of 555Before him are Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Cristiano Ronaldo (1985), Isabella of Portugal (1503), Pope John XXI (1215), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), and José Mourinho (1963). After him are António Egas Moniz (1874), Afonso de Albuquerque (1453), John I of Portugal (1358), John III of Portugal (1502), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), and Manuel II of Portugal (1889).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, John II of Portugal ranks 7Before him are António de Oliveira Salazar (1889), António Guterres (1949), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), and Sebastian of Portugal (1554). After him are John I of Portugal (1358), John III of Portugal (1502), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), John IV of Portugal (1604), and John V of Portugal (1689).