Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all of Portugals in:
 • Sao Vicente de Fora
 • Lisbon
 • Lisboa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
José of Portugal
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 20, 1761
Death: Sep. 11, 1788

Full name:
José Francisco Xavier de Paula Domingos António Agostinho Anastácio de Bragança.

He was Prince of Beira, Duke of Braganza, Prince of Brazil and heir apparent to the throne of Portugal as the oldest son of Queen Maria I of Portugal and her husband and uncle King consort Pedro III.
On February 21, 1777, when he was 15 years old, he married his 30-year-old aunt the Infanta Benedita of Portugal. Benedita was an attractive woman and the main candidate for the wife of José.
They had no children, however she miscarriaged twice: in 1781 and in 1786. Three days after their wedding, José's grandfather and Benedita's father the old king José died, and his mother succeeded as queen regnant. Infante José became the new crown prince, being accorded the titles Prince of Brazil and 16th Duke of Braganza.
José died at the age of 27 of smallpox. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Pedro of Portugal (1717 - 1786)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Francisca Benedita of Portugal (1746 - 1829)
 
 Siblings:
   Maria I Francisca of Portugal (1734 - 1816)*
  José of Portugal (1761 - 1788)
  João of Braganza (1762 - 1762)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sao Vicente de Fora
Lisbon
Lisboa, Portugal
 
Created by: Frank K.
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66830515
José of Portugal
Added by: Frank K.
 
José of Portugal
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Donna
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Janis•E
 Added: Aug. 7, 2012

- C
 Added: Jul. 11, 2011
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service