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Pedro I of Brazil

1798 - 1834

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Dom Pedro I (English: Peter I; 12 October 1798 – 24 September 1834), nicknamed "the Liberator", was the founder and first ruler of the Empire of Brazil. As King Dom Pedro IV, he reigned briefly over Portugal, where he also became known as "the Liberator" as well as "the Soldier King". Born in Lisbon, Pedro I was the fourth child of King Dom John VI of Portugal and Queen Carlota Joaquina, and thus a member of the House of Braganza. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro I of Brazil has received more than 2,123,270 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Pedro I of Brazil is the 812th most popular politician (up from 1,191st in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Portugal (up from 24th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Portuguese Politician.

Pedro I of Brazil is most famous for being the first emperor of Brazil. He was also the father of Pedro II, who was the second emperor of Brazil.

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Among politicians, Pedro I of Brazil ranks 812 out of 15,577Before him are Christian X of Denmark, Ecgberht, King of Wessex, Arthur Henderson, Eduard Bernstein, Ferdinand VII of Spain, and Wilhelm Frick. After him are Justin Trudeau, Robert F. Kennedy, Édouard Daladier, Dilma Rousseff, Carol II of Romania, and Liu Shaoqi.

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Among people born in 1798, Pedro I of Brazil ranks 4Before him are Auguste Comte, Eugène Delacroix, and Adam Mickiewicz. After him are Alexandra Feodorovna, Jules Michelet, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Giacomo Leopardi, Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, Archduchess Clementina of Austria, and František Palacký. Among people deceased in 1834, Pedro I of Brazil ranks 3Before him are Thomas Robert Malthus and Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. After him are Friedrich Schleiermacher, Joseph Marie Jacquard, Sunjo of Joseon, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Alois Senefelder, William Carey, Karl Ludwig Harding, and Husein Gradaščević.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Pedro I of Brazil ranks 15 out of 555Before him are António Guterres (1949), Fernando Pessoa (1888), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), Pope Damasus I (305), Luís de Camões (1524), and Afonso I of Portugal (1109). After him are Cristiano Ronaldo (1985), Isabella of Portugal (1503), Pope John XXI (1215), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), José Mourinho (1963), and John II of Portugal (1455).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Pedro I of Brazil ranks 5Before him are António de Oliveira Salazar (1889), António Guterres (1949), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), and Afonso I of Portugal (1109). After him are Sebastian of Portugal (1554), 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).