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 569,094 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). John I of Portugal is the 1,015th most popular politician (down from 826th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Portugal and the 6th 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, John I of Portugal ranks 1,015 out of 15,710Before him are Wojciech Jaruzelski, James I of Aragon, Cambyses I, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Nabonidus, and B. R. Ambedkar. After him are Hamid Karzai, Yazdegerd III, Joachim Gauck, James Madison, Shaka, and Sebastian of Portugal.

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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, and Bernard I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Among people deceased in 1433, John I of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Zheng He. After him are Lidwina, Lê Lợi, Emperor Go-Komatsu, Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany, and Baysunghur.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John I of Portugal ranks 19 out of 479Before him are Pope Damasus I (305), Pope John XXI (1215), Luís de Camões (1524), Isabella of Portugal (1503), John II of Portugal (1455), and Afonso de Albuquerque (1453). After him are Sebastian of Portugal (1554), Cristiano Ronaldo (1985), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), John III of Portugal (1502), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), and José Mourinho (1963).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, John I of Portugal ranks 6Before him are António de Oliveira Salazar (1889), António Guterres (1949), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), and John II of Portugal (1455). After him are 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).