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John V of Portugal

1689 - 1750

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Dom John V (Portuguese: João Francisco António José Bento Bernardo; 22 October 1689 – 31 July 1750), known as the Magnanimous (o Magnânimo) and the Portuguese Sun King (o Rei-Sol Português), was King of Portugal from 9 December 1706 until his death in 1750. His reign saw the rise of Portugal and its monarchy to new levels of prosperity, wealth, and prestige among European courts.John V's reign saw an enormous influx of gold into the coffers of the royal treasury, supplied largely by the royal fifth (a tax on precious metals) that was received from the Portuguese colonies of Brazil and Maranhão. John spent lavishly on ambitious architectural works, most notably Mafra Palace, and on commissions and additions for his sizable art and literary collections. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John V of Portugal has received more than 528,471 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). John V of Portugal is the 1,414th most popular politician (up from 2,208th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Portugal (up from 56th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Portuguese Politician.

John V of Portugal is most famous for being the king of Portugal during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, John V of Portugal ranks 1,414 out of 15,577Before him are Paul Barras, U Thant, Philip of Swabia, Léon Blum, Harsha, and Anthemius. After him are Alexander I of Serbia, Arghun, Charles III of Naples, Turgut Özal, Emil Hácha, and Francis II Rákóczi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1689, John V of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Montesquieu. After him are Samuel Richardson, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Samuel Bellamy, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, Archduchess Maria Magdalena of Austria, Blas de Lezo, Alexis Piron, and Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer. Among people deceased in 1750, John V of Portugal ranks 3Before him are Johann Sebastian Bach and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. After him are Maurice de Saxe, Emperor Sakuramachi, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Rachel Ruysch, Vasily Tatishchev, Apostolo Zeno, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Giuseppe Sammartini, and Pietro Filippo Scarlatti.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, John V of Portugal ranks 30 out of 555Before him are John I of Portugal (1358), John III of Portugal (1502), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), Amália Rodrigues (1920), and John IV of Portugal (1604). After him are Peter I of Portugal (1320), Carlos I of Portugal (1863), Maria I of Portugal (1734), John VI of Portugal (1767), Joseph I of Portugal (1714), and Henry, King of Portugal (1512).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, John V of Portugal ranks 13Before him are John II of Portugal (1455), John I of Portugal (1358), John III of Portugal (1502), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), and John IV of Portugal (1604). After him are Peter I of Portugal (1320), Carlos I of Portugal (1863), Maria I of Portugal (1734), John VI of Portugal (1767), Joseph I of Portugal (1714), and Henry, King of Portugal (1512).