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Portugal - Historical Events
Date Event
1128-06-24

Afonso I of Portugal defeats army of his mother Theresa

1139-07-25

Count Alfonso I of Portugal proclaimed King

1143-10-05

The king Alfonso VII of Leon recognises Portugal as a Kingdom.

1147-10-25

King Afonso I of Portugal occupiers Lisbon

1227-01-06

Ferrand of Portugal freed from the Louvre

1325-01-07

Afonso IV succeeds Dionysius as King of Portugal

1340-10-30

Battle of Rio Salado Battle (or Tarifa): King Afonso IV of Portugal and King Alfonso XI of Castile defeat Sultan Abu al-Hasan 'Ali of Morocco and Yusuf I of Granada, last Marīnids invasion of Iberian Peninsula

1383-10-22

The 1383-1385 Crisis in Portugal: A period of civil war and disorder began when King Fernando died without a male heir to the Portuguese throne.

1385-04-06

John, Master of the Order of Aviz, is made king John I of Portugal.

1386-05-09

Treaty of Windsor between Portugal and England (the oldest diplomatic alliance in the world which is still in force)

1479-03-06

Treaty of Alcaçovas - Portugal gives the Canary Islands to Castile in exchange for claims in West Africa.

1479-09-04

King Alfonso I of Portugal recognizes Isabella as queen of Castile

1488-12-15

Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after becoming 1st known European to sail round Cape of Good Hope

1493-05-04

Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain & Portugal

1494-06-07

Treaty of Tordesillas, Spain & Portugal divide America

1496-12-05

Jews are expelled from Portugal by order of King Manuel I

1500-04-22

Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil & claims it for Portugal

1502-02-12

Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal on his second voyage to India.

1509-02-03

The Battle of Diu, between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire takes place in Diu, India.

1511-08-24

Alfonso de Albuquerque of Portugal conquers Malacca, the capital of the Sultanate of Malacca.

1529-04-22

Treaty of Saragosa: Spain & Portugal divide eastern hemisphere

1531-12-17

Pope Clement VII establishes a parallel body to the Inquisition in Lisbon, Portugal.

1572-03-12

Luis Vaz de Camoes publishes "Os Lusíados" in Portugal

1580-06-27

Duke of Alva's army occupies Portugal

1580-08-25

Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal

1581-03-25

Portugese Cortes calls Philip II king of Portugal

1581-04-15

Cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal

1582-10-04

Last Julian calender day in Spain/Portugal/pontifical states

1640-12-01

Portugal regains independence after 60 years of Spanish rule

1640-12-15

Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal

1641-06-01

France & Portugal sign anti-Spanish covenant

1654-07-20

Anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control

1661-06-23

Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal

1661-07-03

Portugal gives Tangier & Bombay to English King Charles II

1667-05-23

King Afonso VI of Portugal flees

1668-02-13

Treaty of Lisbon: Spain recognizes Portugal

1703-05-02

Portugal signs treaty with England to become a Great Covenant

1703-09-12

English army under arch duke Charles of Austria lands in Portugal

1703-12-27

England & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement

1707-01-01

John V succeeds his father Pedro II as king of Portugal

1712-07-17

England, Portugal & France sign ceasefire [or 19th]

1739-09-01

35 Jews sentenced to life in prison in Lisbon Portugal

1797-02-14

The Battle of Cape St Vincent: British fleet under Admiral Sir John Jervis defeats larger Spanish fleet under Admiral Don José de Córdoba y Ramos near Cape St. Vincent, Portugal. Captain Horatio Nelson distinguishes himself.

1801-06-06

Peace of Badajoz: Spain-Portugal

1803-03-03

Colégio Militar is founded in Portugal by Colonel Teixeira Rebello.

1804-04-02

Forty merchantmen are wrecked when a convoy led by HMS Apollo runs aground off Portugal.

1808-03-07

Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro

1808-08-21

Battle of Vimeiro: British and Portuguese forces led by General Arthur Wellesley defeat French force under Major-General Jean-Andoche Junot near the village of Vimeiro, Portugal, the first Anglo-Portuguese victory of the Peninsular War.

1820-08-24

Constitutionalist insurrection at Oporto, Portugal; see Portugal's crises of the Nineteenth Century.

1820-09-15

Constitutionalist revolution in Lisbon, Portugal; (see Portugal's crises of the Nineteenth Century).

1822-09-07

Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)

1825-08-29

Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil.

1887-12-01

Sino-Portuguese treaty recognizes Portugal's control of Macao

1902-05-10

Portugal goes bankrupt, but its parliament passes a bill converting its external debt. Contributing to Portugal's troubles is a recent revolt in its colony of Angola, put down on 6 September

1902-05-15

Portugal bankrupt by revolt in Angola

1904-10-01

Netherlands & Portugal lay down bounderies splitting Timor

1906-05-19

Portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier

1908-02-01

King Carlos I of Portugal and his hier, Prince Luis Filipe are assassinated by Republican sympathisers in Terreiro do Paco, Lisbon.

1910-10-04

Portugal becomes a republic, King Manuel II flees to England

1910-10-05

Portugal overthrows monarchy, proclaims republic

1911-04-30

Portugal approves female suffrage

1911-08-24

Manuel d'Arriaga elected first president of Portugal

1916-03-09

Germany declares war against Portugal

1917-05-13

1st appearance of Mary to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal

1917-07-13

Vision of Virgin Mary appeared to children of Fatima, Portugal

1919-02-02

Monarchist riot in Portugal

1926-05-28

Military coup by Gen Manuel Gomes da Costa in Portugal

1926-07-09

Coup under Gen Sinel de Cordes in Portugal

1927-02-03

Uprising against regime of general Carmona in Portugal

1932-07-05

Antonio de Oliveira Salazar becomes premier/dictator of Portugal

1934-09-17

USSR joins League of Nations (Netherland, Switz & Portugal vote no)

1935-11-12

Egas Moniz performs the first modern brain surgery on the frontal lobes to treat mental disorders, at Santa Marta Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal

1946-02-08

Premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties

1949-07-06

Freak heat wave sent central coast of Portugal to 158°F for 2 minutes

1951-06-11

Mozambique becomes an oversea province of Portugal

1951-07-22

General Francisco Craveiro Lopes appointed President of Portugal

1953-11-08

Salazar's party wins all parliamentary seats in Portugal

1962-01-30

UN General Assembly censures Portugal over Angola

1964-05-15

Sporting Portugal wins 4th Europe Cup II at Antwerp

1964-07-26

Train from Povoa de Varzin, Portugal derails near Oporto, 94 die

1968-03-03

Greece, Portugal & Spain's embassies bombed in the Hague

1968-09-26

Marcelo Caetano elected premier of Portugal

1969-04-24

Car firm British Leyland launch the Austin Maxi in Oporto Portugal

1973-09-24

Guinea-Bissau declares independence from Portugal

1973-11-23

Arab summit conference adopts open and secret resolutions on the use of the oil weapons; embargo extended to Portugal, Rhodesia, and South Africa

1974-04-25

Marcello Caetano overthrown in Portugal (Carnation revolution)

1974-06-01

Arab oil ministers decide to end most restrictions on exports of oil to the United States but continue embargo against the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, and Rhodesia

1974-07-02

Fernando Mameda of Portugal sets record for 10,000 m (27:13.81)

1974-08-26

Guinee-Bissau becomes independent of Portugal

1974-09-10

Portugal recognizes independence of Rep of Guinea-Bissau

1974-09-30

Gen Francesco da Costa Gomez succeeds Gen Spinola as pres of Portugal

1974-11-17

Aliança Operário-Camponesa (Worker-Peasant Alliance) founded in Portugal as a front of PCP(m-l).

1975-01-15

Portugal signs accord for Angola's independence

1975-03-11

Portugal military coup under general Spinola fails

1975-04-25

Mario Soares' Socialist Party wins Portugal's free election

1975-04-26

Mario Soares' Socialist Party wins 1st free election in Portugal

1975-07-12

Sao Tomé e Príncipe gains independence from Portugal (Natl Day)

1975-09-05

Portugal premier Goncalvez resigns

1975-09-08

Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal

1975-11-11

Angola gains independence from Portugal (National Day)

1976-04-25

Portugal adopts constitution

1976-07-01

Portugal grants autonomy to Madeira.

1976-11-19

Jaime Ornelas Camacho takes office as the first President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Portugal.

1977-12-08

Portugal's premier Soares resigns

1978-09-14

Portugal government of Da Costa falls

1979-06-07

Portugal government of Mota Pinto resigns

1979-08-01

Maria de Lurdes Pintasilgo forms government in Portugal

1981-01-09

Francisco Balsamao elected pres of Portugal

1982-05-12

In Fatima Portugal, a Spanish priest with a bayonet is stopped prior to his attempt to attack Pope John Paul II

1982-10-30

Portugal revises constitution

1983-04-25

Portugal's Soares' Partido Socialista wins parliamentary election

1983-06-08

Charlos Vieira begins 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria, Portugal

1983-06-16

Charlos Vieira completes 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria Portugal

1986-01-01

Spain & Portugal are 11th & 12th to join European Economic Community

1986-02-16

Mario Soares (Socialist) elected Portugal's 1st civilian pres

1987-04-13

Portugal signs agreement to return Macau to China (in 1999)

1987-04-20

16th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:21

1988-04-18

17th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:24:30

1990-04-16

19th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:23

1991-01-13

Pres Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected

1992-12-21

Dutch DC-10 in fire at landing on Faro Portugal, 56 die

1998-03-29

Vasco da Gama Road bridge opens in Lisbon, Portugal as the longest bridge in Europe

1999-12-20

Portugal returns Macau to China

2001-03-04

Hintze Ribeiro disaster, a bridge collapses in northern Portugal, killing up to 70 people.

2002-05-20

The independence of East Timor is recognized by Portugal, formally ending 23 years of Indonesian rule and 3 years of provisional UN administration (Portugal itself was the former colonizer of East Timor until 1976).

2007-02-11

A national referendum in Portugal legalises non-therapeutic abortion when requested by the woman during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy.

2007-05-03

British girl Madeleine McCann disappears from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal.

2009-08-15

Portugal leaves recession after three consecutive quarters of negative growth having its GDP recover by 0.3% in the second quarter of 2009

2010-02-20

In Madeira Island, Portugal, heavy rain causes floods and mudslides, leaving at least 32 deaths in the worst disaster on the history of the archipelago.

2011-05-13

Portugal slips into double-dip recession after the economy contracts by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2011, with a 0.6% contraction in the last quarter of 2010, it is reported today

2012-11-14

A series of protests against austerity measures occur across Europe including Spain, Portugal, and Greece

2013-01-27

11 people are killed and 32 are injured after a bus crashes down a ravine in Serta, Portugal

2016-07-11

Portugal stuns host France to win Euro 2016

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Portugal - Birthdays
Date Event
1109-07-25

Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85)

1154-11-11

Sancho I, King of Portugal (1185-1212)

1185-04-23

King Afonso II of Portugal (d. 1223)

1188-03-24

Ferrand of Portugal, earl of Flanders/son of Sancho I

1207-09-08

Sancho II, king of Portugal

1210-05-05

King Afonso III of Portugal (d. 1279)

1261-10-09

Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325)

1291-02-08

Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)

1293-03-08

Beatrice of Castile, queen of Portugal (d. 1359)

1320-04-08

King Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)

1320-04-19

Pedro I, King of Portugal (1357-67)

1345-10-31

Ferdinand I, the wise one, king of Portugal (built navy)

1357-04-22

Johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433)

1360-03-31

Philippa of Lancaster, queen of Portugal (d. 1415)

1391-10-30

Eduard, [Dom Duarte], King of Portugal (1433-38)/author

1392-12-09

Peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria)

1432-01-15

Afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481)

1432-03-01

Isabel of Coimbra, queen of Portugal (d. 1455)

1434-09-18

Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress (d. 1467)

1436-11-26

Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (d. 1463)

1455-03-03

King John II of Portugal (d. 1495)

1458-05-02

Leonor of Viseu, queen of Portugal (d. 1525)

1469-05-31

Manuel I, King of Portugal (1495-1521) during era of exploration

1482-06-29

Maria of Aragon, queen of Portugal (d. 1517)

1498-11-15

Eleonore of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (d. 1558)

1502-06-06

King John III of Portugal (d. 1557)

1503-10-23

Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (d. 1539)

1507-01-14

Catherine of Habsburg, Infanta of Spain and queen of Portugal (d. 1578)

1512-01-31

King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580)

1514-05-03

Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], primate of Portugal

1524-02-04

Luis de Camões, Portugal's greatest poet. (d. 1580)

1527-05-21

Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98) & Portugal (1580-98)

1535-06-24

Joan of Spain, queen consort of Portugal (d. 1573)

1554-01-20

King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)

1559-11-13

Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal

1578-04-14

Philip III, King of Spain & Portugal (1598-1621)

1604-03-19

Johan IV, composer/king of Portugal (1640-56)

1605-04-08

Philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65)

1613-10-13

Luisa of Medina-Sidonia, queen of Portugal (d. 1666)

1640-04-22

Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun

1643-08-21

Afonso VI, king of Portugal (1656-67) (mentally ill)

1646-06-21

Maria Francisca of Nemours, queen of Portugal (d. 1683)

1648-04-26

Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)

1666-08-06

Maria Sofia of the Palatinate, queen of Portugal (d. 1699)

1683-09-07

Mary Anne of Austria, Archduchess of Austria and Queen consort of Portugal (d. 1754)

1689-10-22

King John V of Portugal (d. 1750)

1699-05-13

Marquis of Pombal, Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1782)

1711-12-04

Barbara of Portugal, queen of Spain (d. 1758)

1714-06-06

King Joseph I of Portugal (d. 1777)

1717-07-05

Pedro III of Portugal, consort of Maria I of Portugal (d. 1786)

1718-03-31

Marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781)

1734-12-17

Maria I of Portugal, Portuguese queen (d. 1816)

1762-03-24

Marcos Antonio da Fonseca, Portugal, opera composer (Portogallo)

1775-08-25

Charlotte J T, infant of Portugal (Court in Rio de Janeiro)

1797-05-19

Maria Isabel of Portugal, queen of Spain (d. 1818)

1798-10-12

A J Pedro I van Alcantara, Kaiser of Brazil (1822-31)/king of Portugal

1802-10-26

King Miguel of Portugal (d. 1866)

1816-10-29

Ferdinand II AFA, king of Portugal

1819-04-04

Queen Maria II of Portugal (d. 1853)

1837-07-15

Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, queen of Portugal (d. 1859)

1837-09-16

Pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61)

1838-10-31

King Louis of Portugal (d. 1889)

1842-04-18

Antero Tarquinio de Quental, Portugal, poet (Beatrice)

1847-02-14

Maria Pia of Italy, queen of Portugal (d. 1911)

1855-05-05

Helena Cavallier, Os Dois Proscritos ou a Restauração de Portugal em 1640

1857-10-29

Conrad Haebler, German historian (Early printers of Spain/Portugal)

1860-05-27

Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 7th President of Portugal (d. 1941)

1861-09-28

Amélie of Orléans, queen of Portugal (d. 1951)

1863-09-28

Charles, Lisbon Portugal, king (1889-1908)

1866-05-02

Aurélia Delorme, Os Dois Proscritos ou a Restauração de Portugal em 1640

1869-11-24

António Óscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (d. 1951)

1871-12-26

Mirra Principi, Estrellita; or The Invasion of the French Troops in Portugal

1874-11-29

Antonio Egas Moniz, Portugal, lobotomist (Nobel 1949)

1883-08-19

José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (d. 1965)

1889-03-19

Manoel II, last king of Portugal (1908-10)

1889-04-28

Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal (1932-68)

1889-09-28

Carlos I King of Portugal, Lisbon (1889-1908)

1894-11-19

Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (d. 1987)

1896-06-09

Aura Abranches, Lisbon Portugal, actress (Lisboa, O Primo Basilio)

1906-08-17

Marcello J das Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal (1968-74)

1907-09-23

Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (d. 1976)

1908-03-04

Jose Portugal, Farewell to Youth

1910-04-11

Antonio Sebastiao Ribiero de Spinola, general/president Portugal

1913-05-22

Dominique Rolin, The Good People of Portugal

1914-06-30

Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (d. 2001)

1920-12-04

Nadir Afonso, Chaves, Portugal, geometric abstractionist painter, (d. 2013)

1921-04-24

Robert C. Doyle, Lonely Doryman: Portugal's Men of the Sea

1921-08-04

Galvão de Melo, The Good People of Portugal

1923-10-05

Maria Clara, Aqui, Portugal

1924-05-09

Cidália Meireles, Aqui, Portugal

1924-12-07

Mário Soares, President of Portugal

1924-12-07

Mário Soares, Entrada de Portugal na CEE

1927-10-30

Eduardo Melo, The Good People of Portugal

1929-03-05

Glauco Rodrigues, A Toast to Portugal

1933-9-29

Samora Machel, The Good People of Portugal

1934-07-19

Francisco Sá Carneiro, Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1980)

1935-01-25

António Ramalho Eanes, 17th President of Portugal

1935-11-17

Magalhães Mota, The Good People of Portugal

1935-12-28

Fernando Lopes, Portugal, director (Encoberto, Matar Saudades)

1939-09-18

Jorge Sampaio, President of Portugal

1942-05-23

Mário Cabrita Gil, The Good People of Portugal

1943-10-26

João Aguiar, Ines of Portugal

1944-03-20

Rui Simões, The Good People of Portugal

1947-02-18

Carlos A Lopes, Portugal, marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1984)

1951-06-16

José Carlos de Oliveira, Ines of Portugal

1954-08-08

Nigel Mansell, formula-1 racer (Portugal Grand Prix-1990)

1956-06-29

Pedro Santana Lopes, former Prime Minister of Portugal

1957-09-06

José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal

1958-06-29

Rosa Mota, Golden Globes, Portugal

1962-10-30

Mark Portugal, Los Angeles California, pitcher (Cin Reds)

1962-10-30

Mark Portugal, Game 2

1965-02-23

Sérgio Tréfaut, Viagem a Portugal

1965-03-19

Henrique Portugal, Skank: MTV Ao Vivo Ouro Preto

1965-9-25

Cristina Homem de Mello, Ines of Portugal

1966-10-05

Peter Fonseca, Lisbon Portugal, Canadian marathoner (Olympics-96)

1967-08-07

Heitor Lourenço, Ines of Portugal

1968-06-10

Gary McCausland, Portugal

1969-07-23

Fernanda Ribeiro, Portugal, 10k runner (Olympics-gold-96)

1970-08-21

Paulo Barrancos Guerra, Portugal, 10k runner

1970-10-29

Phillip Cocu, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1971-04-05

Bruno Cochat, Portugaru San - O Sr. Portugal em Tokushima

1971-11-06

Sofia de Portugal, Programa da Maria

1972-02-22

Joanne Guest, A Page 3 Profile: Joanne Guest in Portugal

1972-03-29

Rui Costa, Portugal footballer

1972-05-26

Rene Portugal, A Minor Miracle

1973-01-18

João Portugal, Quero-te Abraçar

1973-04-28

Pauleta, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1974-12-01

Costinha, Third Place: Germany vs Portugal

1976-05-06

Denny Landzaat, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1976-06-14

Rita Carvalho, Miss Universe-Portugal (1996)

1976-9-07

Annette Christianson, On Location: Portugal

1977-08-04

Boa Morte, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1977-10-28

Lara Antunes, Miss Portugal Universe (1997)

1978-07-18

Jade, On Location: Portugal

1978-08-08

Louis Saha, Semi-Finals: Portugal vs France

1978-11-03

Tim De Cler, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1978-11-07

Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1978-12-17

Eduardo Portugal, Quando a Casa Cresce e Cria Limo

1979-01-18

Paulo Ferreira, Third Place: Germany vs Portugal

1979-02-09

Caneira, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1979-06-26

Ricardo de Oliveira, Ines of Portugal

1979-07-27

Sidney Govou, Semi-Finals: Portugal vs France

1980-01-04

Miguel, Semi-Finals: Portugal vs France

1980-08-17

Jan Kromkamp, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1981-03-05

Erika, Golden Globes, Portugal

1981-05-02

Tiago, Round of 16: Spain vs Portugal

1981-05-16

Ricardo Costa, Group F: Germany vs. Portugal

1984-10-02

Sofia Ribeiro, Eclipse em Portugal

1985-02-13

Hedwiges Maduro, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1987-05-03

Fernando Fernandes, Eclipse em Portugal

1988-03-11

Fábio Coentrão, Group F: Germany vs. Portugal

Portugal - Weddings
Date Event
1430-01-10

Duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal

1526-03-10

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V marries Princess Isabella of Portugal, his 1st cousin, in Seville

1597-11-07

Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal

Portugal - Deaths
Date Event
1185-12-06

Afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76

1212-03-26

Sancho I, King of Portugal (1185-1212), dies at 58

1223-03-25

Afonso II, 3rd King of Portugal (1211-23), dies at 36

1233-07-27

Ferrand of Portugal, earl of Flanders, dies at 45

1248-01-04

King Sancho II of Portugal (b. 1207)

1279-02-16

Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies

1325-01-07

Dionysius, the justified, King of Portugal (1279-1325), dies

1336-07-04

Elisabeth van Portugal, queen of Portugal/saint, dies at about 65

1345-11-13

Constance of Penafiel, wife of Pedro I of Portugal (b. 1323)

1357-05-28

Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66

1367-01-18

Pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46

1383-10-22

Ferdinand I, the wise, king of Portugal, dies

1415-07-19

Philippa of Lancaster, wife of John I of Portugal (plague) (b. 1359)

1433-08-14

Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76

1438-09-09

Eduard [Dom Duarte], King of Portugal (1433-38)/writer, dies

1449-05-20

Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies

1460-11-13

Henry the Navigator, prince of Portugal, dies at 66

1463-06-17

Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (b. 1436)

1471-12-17

Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies

1481-08-28

Afonso V, King of Portugal, dies

1495-10-25

John II, the Perfect/Consummate, King of Portugal (1481-95), dies

1521-12-13

Manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52

1539-05-01

Isabella of Portugal, queen of Spain and empress of Germany (b. 1503)

1545-07-12

Maria Manuela van Portugal, niece of Spanish king Philip II, dies

1557-06-11

King John III of Portugal (b. 1502)

1558-02-25

Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498)

1578-08-04

Sebastiaan, King of Portugal (1557-78), dies in battle at about 24

1580-01-31

Henry, King of Portugal, Cardinal, Epilepticus and Regent. Reigned 1578-80 (b. 1512)

1580-06-10

Luis Vaz de Camoes, Portugal's national poet (Os Lusiados), dies

1590-07-16

Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], pontiff of Portugal, dies

1595-08-26

Antonio, Prior of Crato, claimant to the throne of Portugal (b. 1531)

1656-11-06

Johan IV, duke of Braganca/king of Portugal (1640-56), dies at 52

1683-09-12

Afonso VI, mentally ill king of Portugal (1656-67), dies at 40

1706-12-09

Pedro II, king of Portugal (1683-1706), dies at 58

1750-07-31

Johan V, King of Portugal, dies

1777-02-24

King Joseph I of Portugal (b. 1714)

1781-01-15

Marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (b. 1718)

1782-05-15

Marquis of Pombal, Prime Minister of Portugal (b. 1699)

1786-05-05

Pedro III, King of Portugal, dies

1826-03-10

Johan VI M L J, King of Portugal (1816-26), dies at 56

1830-01-07

Infanta Carlota Joaquina, daughter of Charles IV of Spain and wife of John VI of Portugal, dies at 53

1830-02-07

Marcus Antonio da Fonseca Portugal, Portuguese composer, dies at 67

1837-09-16

Pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61), dies

1853-11-15

Queen Maria II of Portugal (b. 1819)

1861-11-11

Pedro V van Alcantara, King of Portugal (1853-61), dies at 24

1866-11-14

King Miguel of Portugal (b. 1802)

1889-10-19

King Louis of Portugal (b. 1838)

1889-12-15

Ferdinand II A F A, King of Portugal, dies at 73

1908-02-01

Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by Republican sympathisers at 44

1918-12-14

Sidonio Pais, prince of Portugal, murdered

1920-04-15

Helena Cavallier, Os Dois Proscritos ou a Restauração de Portugal em 1640

1920-10-04

Aurélia Delorme, Os Dois Proscritos ou a Restauração de Portugal em 1640

1921-10-19

Antonio Granjo, premier (Portugal), murdered

1929-10-31

António José de Almeida, Portuguese politician and 6th President of Portugal (b. 1866)

1932-07-02

Manuel II, last King of Portugal (1908-10), dies at 43

1941-10-18

Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 7th President of Portugal (b. 1860)

1944-04-29

Bernardino Machado, President of Portugal (b. 1851)

1951-04-18

António Óscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (b. 1869)

1965-06-11

José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (b. 1883)

1970-07-27

Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, dictator of Portugal (1932-68), dies

1976-12-24

Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (b. 1907)

1976-12-25

Jose Portugal, Farewell to Youth

1980-10-26

Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74

1982-04-22

Melville Bell Grosvenor, Lonely Doryman: Portugal's Men of the Sea

1983-04-10

Issam Sartawi, PLO ambassador to Portugal, murdered

1986-10-19

Samora Machel, The Good People of Portugal

1987-11-19

Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (b. 1894)

1992-10-25

Adelino Da Palma Carlos, PM of Portugal (1974), dies

1996-04-01

Alfredo Nobre Coast, PM of Portugal (1978), dies

1996-08-13

Antonio de Spinola, general of Portugal, dies

1999-05-21

Robert C. Doyle, Lonely Doryman: Portugal's Men of the Sea

2001-07-31

Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (b. 1914)

2004-03-19

Glauco Rodrigues, A Toast to Portugal

2007-09-26

Magalhães Mota, The Good People of Portugal

2008-03-20

Galvão de Melo, The Good People of Portugal

2008-04-19

Eduardo Melo, The Good People of Portugal

2009-09-01

Maria Clara, Aqui, Portugal

2010-06-03

João Aguiar, Ines of Portugal

2012-05-15

Dominique Rolin, The Good People of Portugal

2017-01-08

Portugal's former president and PM Mario Soares dies aged 92


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