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Carlos I of Portugal

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Carlos I
Photograph c. 1907
King of Portugal and the Algarves
Reign19 October 1889 –
1 February 1908
Acclamation28 December 1889
PredecessorLuís I
SuccessorManuel II
Prime Ministers
Born28 September 1863
Ajuda Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died1 February 1908 (aged 44)
Terreiro do Paço, Lisbon, Portugal
Full name
Carlos Fernando Luís Maria Victor Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga Xavier Francisco de Assis José Simão
FatherLuís I
MotherMaria Pia of Savoy
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureCarlos I's signature

Dom Carlos I (28 September 1863 – 1 February 1908) was the King of Portugal from 1889. In 1908, he was assassinated in Lisbon. He was the first Portuguese king to die of violence since King Sebastian in 1578. He was succeeded by Manuel II, who was the last King of Portugal.[1]

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  1. Saldanha, Luiz (1997). One Hundred Years of Portuguese Oceanography: In the Footsteps of King Carlos de Bragança. Setúbal: Museu Bocage, Museu Nacional de História Natural. p. 196.