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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 661,574 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). John I of Portugal is the 1,087th most popular politician (down from 1,014th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 19th in 2019) and the 8th 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 1,087 out of 15,577Before him are Nabopolassar, Eric XIV of Sweden, David Lloyd George, Alpha Condé, William Henry Harrison, and Dagobert I. After him are Ivan Mazepa, John III of Portugal, Basil I, Scipio Aemilianus, Jerry Brown, and Theodoric the Great.

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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, 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 Lê Lợi, Emperor Go-Komatsu, Lidwina, Baysunghur, Joan of France, Duchess of Brittany, and Nicholas II Garai.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John I of Portugal ranks 24 out of 555Before him are Pope John XXI (1215), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), José Mourinho (1963), John II of Portugal (1455), António Egas Moniz (1874), and Afonso de Albuquerque (1453). After him are John III of Portugal (1502), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), Amália Rodrigues (1920), John IV of Portugal (1604), and John V of Portugal (1689).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, John I of Portugal ranks 8Before him are António Guterres (1949), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), and John II of Portugal (1455). After him are John III of Portugal (1502), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), John IV of Portugal (1604), John V of Portugal (1689), and Peter I of Portugal (1320).