Manuel I of Portugal

1469 - 1521

Manuel I of Portugal

Manuel I (European Portuguese: [mɐnuˈɛɫ]; 31 May 1469 – 13 December 1521), known as the Fortunate (Portuguese: O Venturoso), was King of Portugal from 1495 to 1521. A member of the House of Aviz, Manuel was Duke of Beja and Viseu prior to succeeding his cousin, John II of Portugal, as monarch. Manuel ruled over a period of intensive expansion of the Portuguese Empire owing to the numerous Portuguese discoveries made during his reign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel I of Portugal has received more than 543,872 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 466th most popular politician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Manuel I of Portugal ranks 462 out of 14,801Before him are Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Fulgencio Batista, Irene of Athens, Robert the Bruce, Lavrentiy Beria, and Mustafa IV. After him are Louis VIII of France, Mahmoud Abbas, Menes, Moctezuma II, Margaret I of Denmark, and Heraklonas.

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Among people born in 1469, Manuel I of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Niccolò Machiavelli. After him are Guru Nanak, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Thomas Cajetan, John Fisher, and Rodrigo de Triana. Among people deceased in 1521, Manuel I of Portugal ranks 3Before him are Ferdinand Magellan and Pope Leo X. After him are Josquin des Prez, Juan Ponce de León, Sebastian Brant, Zhengde Emperor, Christina of Saxony, Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon, Leonardo Loredan, Francisco Serrão, and Raffaele Riario.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Manuel I of Portugal ranks 10 out of 370Before him are Anthony of Padua (1195), António de Oliveira Salazar (1889), Prince Henry the Navigator (1394), José Saramago (1922), Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467), and Fernando Pessoa (1888). After him are António Guterres (1949), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pope Damasus I (305), Luís de Camões (1524), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), and Pope John XXI (1215).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Manuel I of Portugal ranks 2Before him are António de Oliveira Salazar (1889). After him are António Guterres (1949), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), John II of Portugal (1455), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), John I of Portugal (1358), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), John III of Portugal (1502), Peter I of Portugal (1320), and Manuel II of Portugal (1889).

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