Portugal, Kingdom of / Dom Afonso III (King Afonso III)

Portugal, Kingdom of - Dom Afonso III (King Afonso III) (4 January 1248 - 16 February 1279)

Afonso III (rare English alternatives: Alphonzo or Alphonse), or Affonso (Archaic Portuguese), Alfonso or Alphonso (Portuguese-Galician) or Alphonsus (Latin), the Bolognian (Port. o Bolonhês), King of Portugal was the first to use the title King of Portugal and the Algarve, from 1249. He was the second son of King Afonso II of Portugal and his wife, Urraca of Castile; he succeeded his brother, King Sancho II of Portugal, who died on 4 January 1248.

Dom Afonso III (King Afonso III): Details
CountryPortugal, Kingdom of
From4 January 1248
To16 February 1279
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