Infante Fernando of Portugal

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Infante Fernando
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Full name
Fernando Maria Luís
House House of Braganza
Father Fernando II of Portugal
Mother Maria II of Portugal
Born (1846-07-23)23 July 1846
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Died 6 November 1861(1861-11-06) (aged 15)
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Burial Royal Pantheon of the Braganza Dynasty
Religion Roman Catholicism

Infante Fernando of Portugal (Fernando Maria Luís de Saxe-Coburgo-Gotha e Bragança; 23 July 1846, in Lisbon – 6 November 1861, in Lisbon) was the fourth son of Queen Maria II of Portugal and King-consort Fernando II.

Fernando was a Lieutenant in the Fifth Battalion of Caçadores, and received the Grand Cross of the Order of Our Lady of the Conception of Vila Viçosa. With two of his brothers, King Pedro V and Infante João, Duke of Beja, Fernando died of typhoid fever or cholera in late 1861. He was buried in the Royal Pantheon of the Braganza Dynasty.

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  • Redacção Quidnovi, com coordenação de José Hermano Saraiva, História de Portugal, Dicionário de Personalidades, Volume XIV, Ed. QN-Edição e Conteúdos,S.A., 2004.
  • Tavares Dias, Marina, D. Carlos, Lisboa 1908, Quimera Editores, Lda., 2007. ISBN 978-972-589-176-6