Afonso IV of Portugal

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Afonso IV
17th century painting of Afonso IV
King of Portugal and the Algarve
Reign 7 January 1325 – 28 May 1357
Predecessor Denis
Successor Peter I
Consort Beatrice of Castile
Issue
Maria, Queen of Castile
Peter I of Portugal
Eleanor, Queen of Aragon
House Capetian House of Burgundy
Father Denis of Portugal
Mother Elizabeth of Aragon
Born 8 February 1291(1291-02-08)
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Died 28 May 1357(1357-05-28) (aged 66)
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Burial Lisbon See Cathedral, Lisbon, District of Lisbon, Portugal
Religion Roman Catholicism

Afonso IV[1] (ɐˈfõsu; 8 February 1291 – 28 May 1357), called the Brave (Portuguese: o Bravo), was the seventh king of Portugal and the Algarve from 1325 until his death. He was the only son that King Denis of Portugal had with his wife Elizabeth of Aragon. Afonso married Beatrice of Castile (1293–1359) in 1309, daughter of Sancho IV, King of Castile and María de Molina, and had four sons and three daughters by her. He also had another daughter.

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  1. English: Alphonzo or Alphonse, or Affonso (Archaic Portuguese), Alfonso or Alphonso (Portuguese-Galician) or Alphonsus (Latin).
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