Today in History - January 15th. 1432 - Alfonso V of Portugal

Alfonso V of Portugal was born on January 15th. 1432 in Sintra.


Alfonso V of Portugal
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His parents were Edward of Portugal and Eleanor of Aragon. 

There are family ties with Austria: Alfonso V was the uncle of Emperor
Maximilian I of Austria. The mother of Maximilian I was Eleanor of Portugal,
a sister of King Alfonso V...

Alfonso V married twice. His first wife was his cousin Isabella of Coimbra. 
After her death he married Joanna La Beltraneja (although this marriage wasn't
recognized by the Papacy).

Alfonso V died in 1481 in Lisbon. 
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