|King of Portugal and the Algarves|
|Reign||1 February 1908 – |
5 October 1910
|Acclamation||6 May 1908|
|Born||15 November 1889|
Belém Palace, Lisbon, Portugal
|Died||2 July 1932 (aged 42)|
Fulwell, Middlesex, England
|Burial||2 August 1932|
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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- "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"