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Pedro of Portugal, III
Birth: Jul. 5, 1717
Death: May 25, 1786

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. (bio by: Benny Chordt Hansen) 
Family links: 
   Maria I Francisca of Portugal (1734 - 1816)*
  José of Portugal (1761 - 1788)*
  João of Braganza (1762 - 1762)*
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Sao Vicente de Fora
Lisboa, Portugal
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Originally Created by: Benny Chordt Hansen
Record added: Oct 22, 2004
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Pedro of Portugal, III
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