Peter III of Portugal

1717 - 1786

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Dom Peter III (Portuguese: Pedro III, pronounced [ˈpeðɾu tɨɾˈsɐjɾu]; 5 July 1717 – 25 May 1786), nicknamed the Builder, was King of Portugal from 24 February 1777 to his death in 1786 as the co-ruler of his wife and niece, Queen Dona Maria I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter III of Portugal has received more than 270,842 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Peter III of Portugal is the 2,043rd most popular politician (up from 2,641st in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Portugal (up from 69th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Portuguese Politician.

Peter III of Portugal was most famous for being overthrown by his wife, Queen Maria I of Portugal.

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Among politicians, Peter III of Portugal ranks 2,043 out of 19,576Before him are Afonso IV of Portugal, Ali al-Sistani, Maharana Pratap, Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Dries van Agt, and Ahaziah of Israel. After him are Robert Fico, Fahri Korutürk, Yoshihide Suga, Weneg, Michael Collins, and Carloman.

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Among people born in 1717, Peter III of Portugal ranks 6Before him are Maria Theresa, Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Pope Pius VI, Mustafa III, and Johann Joachim Winckelmann. After him are Johann Stamitz, Ernst Gideon von Laudon, Marie Anne de Mailly, Louis François, Prince of Conti, Horace Walpole, and David Garrick. Among people deceased in 1786, Peter III of Portugal ranks 4Before him are Frederick the Great, Carl Wilhelm Scheele, and Moses Mendelssohn. After him are Maurice Benyovszky, Franz Benda, Tokugawa Ieharu, John Goodricke, Eva Ekeblad, Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, Antonio Sacchini, and Hans Joachim von Zieten.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Peter III of Portugal ranks 48 out of 633Before him are Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal (1527), Denis of Portugal (1261), Afonso VI of Portugal (1643), Álvaro Siza Vieira (1933), Luís I of Portugal (1838), and Afonso IV of Portugal (1291). After him are Mário Soares (1924), Afonso II of Portugal (1185), Sister Lúcia (1907), Diogo Cão (1440), Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal (1699), and Peter II of Portugal (1648).

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