John I (Portuguese: João [ʒuˈɐ̃w̃]; 11 April 1357 – 14 August 1433), also called John of Aviz, was King of Portugal from 1385 until his death in 1433. He is recognized chiefly for his role in Portugal's victory in a succession war with Castile , preserving his country's independence and establishing the Aviz (or Joanine) dynasty on the ...
John I, bynames the Prince of Fond Memory, John of Aviz, John the Great, and John the Bastard, Portuguese o Principe de Boa Memória, João de Aviz, João o Grande, and João o Bastardo, (born April 11, 1357, Lisbon—died August 14, 1433, Lisbon), king of Portugal from 1385 to 1433, who preserved his country’s independence from Castile and ...
John I, Portuguese João known as John of Aviz, (born April 11, 1357, Lisbon—died Aug. 14, 1433, Lisbon), King of Portugal (1385–1433) and founder of the Aviz dynasty. The illegitimate son of Pedro I, he was elected king in 1385 despite the rivalry of Castilian candidates.
John I of Portugal was born on April 11, 1357, to King Peter I of Portugal and his mistress, Teresa Lourenco. As an illegitimate son, John wasn’t intended to inherit the throne. Instead, Peter appointed the 6-year-old as the master of the Order of Aviz, a military organization.
John I (1357–1433) King of Portugal (1385–1433). After the death of his half-brother, Ferdinand I, he resisted the proposed regency of Ferdinand's daughter, and was elected king. His reign marked the start of Portugal's maritime expansion. World Encyclopedia More From encyclopedia.com
John I of Portugal was a king of Portugal and the Algarve in the 14th century. John I was the son of King Afonso IV of Portugal and his wife, Queen Beatrice of Castile. He became king in 1385 when his father died of the Black Death. John I was most famous for being the first king of Portugal to claim the title "Lord of Ceuta".
John (13 January 1400 – 18 October 1442), Constable of Portugal, Lord of Reguengos, grandfather of two 16th-century Iberian monarchs ( Manuel I of Portugal and Isabella I of Castile ).