Luís I of Portugal

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Luís I
Photograph by Augusto Bobone c. 1885
King of Portugal and the Algarves
Reign11 November 1861 –
19 October 1889
Acclamation22 December 1861
PredecessorPedro V
SuccessorCarlos I
Born(1838-10-31)31 October 1838
Necessidades Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died19 October 1889(1889-10-19) (aged 50)
Citadel Palace, Cascais, Portugal
Full name
Luís Filipe Maria Fernando Pedro de Alcântara António Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga Xavier Francisco de Assis João Augusto Júlio Valfando
FatherFerdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
MotherMaria II of Portugal
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Dom Luís I (31 October 1838, in Lisbon – 19 October 1889, in Cascais) was a member of the House of Braganza, and King of Portugal from 1861 to 1889. He is the second son of Queen Maria II and her consort, King Ferdinand. Luís became the king after the death of his elder brother King Pedro V.[1]

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  1. Albano da Silveira Pinto (1883). "Serenissima Casa de Bragança". Resenha das Familias Titulares e Grandes des Portugal (in Portuguese). Lisbon. p. xiv.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)