Information about King João II of Portugal

King João II of Portugal (3 March 1455 - 25 October 1495)

John II (Portuguese: João II), the Perfect Prince (Portuguese: o Príncipe Perfeito), was the king of Portugal and the Algarves in 1477/1481–1495.

He is known for re-establishing the power of the Portuguese throne, reinvigorating the Portuguese economy, and renewing his country's exploration of Africa and the Orient.

John II died at Alvor at age 40 without legitimate children. He was succeeded by his first cousin Manuel I.

King João II of Portugal reigned in...
Reigned asIn CountryFromToCoins Issued
Dom João II (King João II) Flag of Portugal, Kingdom of Portugal, Kingdom of 28 August 1481 25 October 1495
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