Manuel II of Portugal

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Manuel II
Photograph c. November 1909
King of Portugal and the Algarves
Reign1 February 1908 –
5 October 1910
Acclamation6 May 1908
PredecessorCarlos I
SuccessorMonarchy abolished
Born(1889-11-15)15 November 1889
Belém Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
Died2 July 1932(1932-07-02) (aged 42)
Fulwell, Middlesex, England
Burial2 August 1932
Full name
Manuel Maria Filipe Carlos Amélio Luís Miguel Rafael Gabriel Gonzaga Xavier Francisco de Assis Eugénio de Saxe-Coburgo-Gota e Bragança
FatherCarlos I
ReligionRoman Catholicism
SignatureManuel II's signature

Dom Manuel II (15 November 1889 – 2 July 1932), was the last King of Portugal. He became the King after the assassination of his father Carlos I and his elder brother Luís Filipe. His reign ended during the 5 October 1910 revolution. Manuel lived the rest of his life in exile in Twickenham, Middlesex, England.

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  1. "While remaining patrilineal dynasts of the duchy of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha according to pp. 88, 116 of the 1944 Almanach de Gotha, Title 1, Chapter 1, Article 5 of the 1838 Portuguese constitution declared, with respect to Ferdinand II of Portugal's issue by his first wife, that 'the Most Serene House of Braganza is the reigning house of Portugal and continues through the Person of the Lady Queen Maria II'. Thus their mutual descendants constitute the Coburg line of the House of Braganza"