Pedro III

Pedro III

Lisbon, Lisboa Municipality, Lisboa, Portugal
Death 25 May 1786 (aged 68)
Queluz, Sintra Municipality, Lisboa, Portugal
Burial Lisbon, Lisboa Municipality, Lisboa, Portugal
Memorial ID 9689958 · View Source
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King consort of Portugal. He was the younger son of king João V and his queen Maria Anna Josepha of Habsburg. He bacame king consort of Portugal on the succession of his wife and niece queen Maria I Francisca in 1777, and ruled with her until his death. Pedro III was the brother of Maria's father king José I. Pedro III married Maria Francisca in 1760, at which time she was the heir to the throne then held by his brother José I. They had 6 children, of whom the eldest surviving son succeeded Maria I Francisca as king João VI on her death in 1816.Pedro III made no attempt to participate in government affairs, spending his tome hunting or with religious exercises.

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