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John I of Portugal

1358 - 1433

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John I (Portuguese: João [ʒuˈɐ̃w̃]; 11 April 1357 – 14 August 1433), also called John of Aviz, was King of Portugal from 1385 until his death in 1433. He is recognized chiefly for his role in Portugal's victory in a succession war with Castile, preserving his country's independence and establishing the Aviz (or Joanine) dynasty on the Portuguese throne. His long reign of 48 years, the most extensive of all Portuguese monarchs, saw the beginning of Portugal's overseas expansion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John I of Portugal has received more than 820,319 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). John I of Portugal is the 969th most popular politician (up from 1,078th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Portugal (up from 24th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Portuguese Politician.

John I of Portugal was a king of Portugal and the Algarve in the 14th century. John I was the son of King Afonso IV of Portugal and his wife, Queen Beatrice of Castile. He became king in 1385 when his father died of the Black Death. John I was most famous for being the first king of Portugal to claim the title "Lord of Ceuta".

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John I of Portugal ranks 969 out of 19,576Before him are Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, Eleanor of Austria, John I Tzimiskes, and Édouard Daladier. After him are Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Modu Chanyu, Adolphe Thiers, Artaxerxes II of Persia, Ali Pasha of Ioannina, and George Marshall.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1358, John I of Portugal ranks 1After him are John I of Castile, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Castile, Elisabeth of Bohemia, Bernard I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Elisabeth of Nuremberg. Among people deceased in 1433, John I of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Zheng He. After him are Emperor Go-Komatsu, Lê Lợi, Lidwina, Baysunghur, Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany, James II, Count of Urgell, and Nicholas II Garai.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John I of Portugal ranks 21 out of 633Before him are Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Pope John XXI (1215), Isabella of Portugal (1503), Afonso de Albuquerque (1453), and Sebastian of Portugal (1554). After him are António Egas Moniz (1874), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), John III of Portugal (1502), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), John IV of Portugal (1604), and John VI of Portugal (1767).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, John I 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 Manuel II of Portugal (1889), John III of Portugal (1502), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), John IV of Portugal (1604), John VI of Portugal (1767), and Joseph I of Portugal (1714).