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John IV of Portugal
b.18 Mar 1603
d.6 Nov 1656
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Name John IV of Portugal
Gender Male
Birth[1] 18 Mar 1603
Death[1] 6 Nov 1656


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John IV (; 19 March 1604 – 6 November 1656) was the King of Portugal and the Algarves from 1640 to his death. He was the grandson of Catherine, Duchess of Braganza, who had in 1580 claimed the Portuguese crown and sparked the struggle for the throne of Portugal. John IV was nicknamed John the Restorer (João o Restaurador). On the eve of his death in 1656, the Portuguese Empire reached its zenith, spanning almost .

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  1. 1.0 1.1 John IV of Portugal, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).