Peter I of Portugal

King of Portugal from 1357 to 1367

Peter I (Portuguese: Pedro I, IPA: [ˈpedɾu]; 8 April 1320 – 18 January 1367), called the Just (o Justo) or the Cruel (o Cruel), was King of Portugal from 1357 until his death.[1]

Peter I
Recumbent effigy on the tomb of King Peter I (c. 1360), Alcobaça Monastery.
King of Portugal
Reign28 May 1357 – 18 January 1367
PredecessorAfonso IV
SuccessorFerdinand I
Born(1320-04-08)8 April 1320
Coimbra, Portugal
Died18 January 1367(1367-01-18) (aged 46)
Estremoz, Portugal
FatherAfonso IV of Portugal
MotherBeatrice of Castile
ReligionRoman Catholicism

References change

  1. Wheeler, Douglas L.; Opello, Jr., Walter C. (10 May 2010). Historical Dictionary of Portugal (3rd ed.). Scarecrow Press. p. 206. ISBN 978-0810860889. PEDRO I, KING (1320–1367)—The eighth king of Portugal and fourth son of King Afonso IV and Beatriz of Castile.