Maria II of Portugal

1819 - 1853

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Dona Maria II (4 April 1819 – 15 November 1853) "the Educator" (Portuguese: "a Educadora") or "the Good Mother" (Portuguese: "a Boa Mãe"), reigned as Queen of Portugal from 1826 to 1828, and again from 1834 to 1853. Born in Rio de Janeiro, she was the first child of Emperor Dom Pedro I of Brazil and Empress Dona Maria Leopoldina, and thus a member of the House of Braganza. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria II of Portugal has received more than 677,825 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Maria II of Portugal is the 1,738th most popular politician (down from 1,365th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Brazil (down from 20th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Brazilian Politician.

Maria II of Portugal was most famous for her reign as Queen of Portugal from 1826-1828 and again from 1834-1853.

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Among politicians, Maria II of Portugal ranks 1,738 out of 15,710Before her are Emperor Wen of Han, Kubrat, Carinus, Constans, Henry, King of Portugal, and William V, Prince of Orange. After her are Zhengde Emperor, Jehoash of Judah, Temür Khan, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, Shepseskaf, and Frederick Augustus I of Saxony.

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Among people born in 1819, Maria II of Portugal ranks 14Before her are Walt Whitman, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Báb, John Ruskin, Hippolyte Fizeau, and George Eliot. After her are Franz von Suppé, John Couch Adams, William T. G. Morton, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, George V of Hanover, and Theodor Fontane. Among people deceased in 1853, Maria II of Portugal ranks 4Before her are Christian Doppler, François Arago, and Ludwig Tieck. After her are Georg Friedrich Grotefend, Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria, Matteo Carcassi, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil, Christian Leopold von Buch, Leopold Gmelin, and Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński.

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Among people born in Brazil, Maria II of Portugal ranks 33 out of 1,947Before her are Ronaldinho (1980), Nílton Santos (1925), João Gilberto (1931), Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948), Djalma Santos (1929), and Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943). After her are Romário (1966), Jairzinho (1944), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Nelson Piquet (1952), Leônidas (1913), and Sebastião Salgado (1944).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Maria II of Portugal ranks 8Before her are Dilma Rousseff (1947), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Michel Temer (1940), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Getúlio Vargas (1882), and Sérgio Vieira de Mello (1948). After her are Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), Zumbi (1655), João Goulart (1918), and Deodoro da Fonseca (1827).