Sebastian of Portugal

1554 - 1578

Sebastian of Portugal

Sebastian (Portuguese: Sebastião I Portuguese pronunciation: [sɨbɐʃˈti.ɐ̃w̃]; 20 January 1554 – 4 August 1578) was King of Portugal from 11 June 1557 to 4 August 1578 and the penultimate Portuguese monarch of the House of Aviz. He was the son of João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, and his wife, Joanna of Austria. He was the grandson of King John III of Portugal and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. He disappeared (presumably killed in action) in the battle of Alcácer Quibir, against the Saadians of Morocco. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sebastian of Portugal has received more than 366,342 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 830th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Sebastian of Portugal ranks 825 out of 14,801Before him are Eduard Bernstein, Béla Kun, Gordian III, Onan, Charles XIII of Sweden, and Henry III of England. After him are Andrew II of Hungary, John I of Portugal, Umar II, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Ancus Marcius, and Gaius Gracchus.

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Among people born in 1554, Sebastian of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Pope Gregory XV. After him are Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France, Walter Raleigh, Charles, Duke of Mayenne, Philip William, Prince of Orange, Philip Sidney, Bálint Balassi, Ernest of Bavaria, Richard Hooker, and John Lyly. Among people deceased in 1578, Sebastian of Portugal ranks 2Before him is Mihrimah Sultan. After him are John of Austria, Uesugi Kenshin, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal, James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Sebastiano Venier, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Pierre Lescot, Piali Pasha, and Giulio Clovio.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Sebastian of Portugal ranks 18 out of 370Before him are Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pope Damasus I (305), Luís de Camões (1524), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Pope John XXI (1215), and John II of Portugal (1455). After him are John I of Portugal (1358), José Mourinho (1963), Cristiano Ronaldo (1985), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), Afonso de Albuquerque (1453), and Isabella of Portugal (1503).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Sebastian of Portugal ranks 7Before him are António de Oliveira Salazar (1889), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), António Guterres (1949), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), and John II of Portugal (1455). After him are John I of Portugal (1358), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), John III of Portugal (1502), Peter I of Portugal (1320), Manuel II of Portugal (1889), and John VI of Portugal (1767).

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