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 760,932 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Maria II of Portugal is the 1,464th most popular politician (up from 1,735th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 33rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular 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 1,464 out of 15,577Before her are Robert Ley, Marie of Romania, Kim Young-sam, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Tipu Sultan, and Tristan. After her are Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, Christopher of Bavaria, Symon Petliura, Carol I of Romania, Caroline Bonaparte, and Egon Krenz.

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Among people born in 1819, Maria II of Portugal ranks 13Before her are Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Báb, Hippolyte Fizeau, and George Eliot. After her are John Ruskin, William T. G. Morton, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, John Couch Adams, Franz von Suppé, and George V of Hanover. Among people deceased in 1853, Maria II of Portugal ranks 2Before her is Christian Doppler. After her are François Arago, Ludwig Tieck, Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria, Georg Friedrich Grotefend, Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil, Bezmiâlem Sultan, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Matteo Carcassi, Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Maria II of Portugal ranks 27 out of 2,067Before her are Michel Temer (1940), Nelson Piquet (1952), Ronaldinho (1980), Luiz Felipe Scolari (1948), Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927), and Getúlio Vargas (1882). After her are Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943), Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887), Ronaldo (1976), Romário (1966), Roberto Carlos (1973), and João Gilberto (1931).


Among politicians born in Brazil, Maria II of Portugal ranks 7Before her are Jair Bolsonaro (1955), Dilma Rousseff (1947), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (1945), Pedro II of Brazil (1825), Michel Temer (1940), and Getúlio Vargas (1882). After her are Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1931), Zumbi (1655), Deodoro da Fonseca (1827), Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco (1897), and João Goulart (1918).