José I o Portugal

José I o Portugal (José Francisco António Inácio Norberto Agostinho; 6 Juin 1714 – 24 Februar 1777) wis the King o Portugal frae 31 Julie 1750 until his daith. Amang ither activities, Joseph wis devoted tae huntin an the opera. Indeed, he assembled ane o the greatest collections o operatic scores in Europe.

José I
Portrait of Joseph Emanuel, King of Portugal (1773) - Miguel António do Amaral.png
Portrait bi Miguel António do Amaral, 1773
Keeng o Portugal
Ring31 Julie 1750 – 24 Februar 1777
Acclamation8 September 1750, Lisbon
PredecessorJohn V
SuccessorsMaria I and Peter III
Born6 June 1714
Ribeira Pailace, Lisbon, Portugal
Dee'd24 Februar 1777(1777-02-24) (aged 62)
Sintra Pailace, Sintra, Portugal
BuirialPantheon o the Braganzas
SpouseMariana Victoria o Spain
IssueMaria I, Queen o Portugal
Infanta Maria Ana Francisca
Infanta Maria Doroteia
Benedita, Princess o Brazil
Full name
José Francisco António Inácio Norberto Agostinho de Bragança
FaitherJohn V o Portugal
MitherMaria Anna o Austrick
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
SeegnaturJosé I's signature
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On 19 Januar 1729 at Elvas in Portugal, he mairit Infanta Mariana Victoria o Spain (dochter o Philip V o Spain an Elisabeth Farnese an previously betrothed tae Louis XV)


  1. Maria I o Portugal (17 December 1734 – 20 Mairch 1816) mairit Infante Pedro o Portugal an haed issue. Later queen o Portugal.
  2. Infanta Maria Ana Francisca o Portugal (7 October 1736 – 6 Mey 1813) died unmairit.
  3. Infanta Maria Doroteia o Portugal (21 September 1739 – 14 Januar 1771) died unmairit.
  4. Infanta Benedita o Portugal (25 Juli 1746 – 18 August 1829) mairit Infante José, Prince o Brazil, nae issue.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 6 Juin 1714 – 29 October 1714 His Ryal Highness the Maist Serene Infante José o Portugal.
  • 29 October 1714 – 31 Julie 1750 His Ryal Highness the Prince o Brazil, Duke o Braganza, etc...
  • 31 Julie 1750 – 24 Februar 1777 His Most Faithful Majesty The King o Portugal an the Algarves, ..

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