John II of Portugal

1455 - 1495

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John II (Portuguese: João II; [ʒuˈɐ̃w̃]; 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 454,012 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. John II of Portugal is the 961st most popular politician (down from 798th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Portugal and the 5th 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 961 out of 15,710Before him are Pietro Badoglio, Aemilianus, Gediminas, Anton Drexler, Isabel Martínez de Perón, and Jeongjo of Joseon. After him are Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Ptolemy IV Philopator, George II of Greece, Critias, Wanli Emperor, and Christian I of Denmark.

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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, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, Jean Hey, and Tullio Lombardo. Among people deceased in 1495, John II of Portugal ranks 1After him are Sultan Cem, Seongjong of Joseon, Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, Alfonso II of Naples, Francis, Count of Vendôme, Cosimo Tura, Dorothea of Brandenburg, Jacob Sprenger, Elizabeth Tudor, Magdalena of France, and Jasper Tudor.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John II of Portugal ranks 17 out of 479Before him are Manuel I of Portugal (1469), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pope Damasus I (305), Pope John XXI (1215), Luís de Camões (1524), and Isabella of Portugal (1503). After him are Afonso de Albuquerque (1453), John I of Portugal (1358), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), Cristiano Ronaldo (1985), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), and John III of Portugal (1502).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, John II of Portugal ranks 5Before him are António de Oliveira Salazar (1889), António Guterres (1949), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), and Afonso I of Portugal (1109). After him are John I of Portugal (1358), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), John III of Portugal (1502), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Peter I of Portugal (1320), and Manuel II of Portugal (1889).