John, Duke of Viseu

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Infante John of Viseu (in Portuguese João) (ca. 1448 – 1472) was the older son of Infante Fernando, Duke of Viseu and of his wife Infanta Beatrice of Portugal.

In 1470, following his father's death, he inherited the titles of Duke of Viseu and Duke of Beja, as well as the Lordships of Covilhã and Moura

He also become Master of the Order of Christ and of the Order of Santiago, becoming also Constable of Portugal.

In July 1472, his uncle, King Afonso V granted him the Moroccan city of Anfa (in Portuguese Anafé).

He died young and single, without issue. His brother, Infante Diogo, inherited his titles and estates.

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  • ”Nobreza de Portugal e do Brasil” – Vol. II, page 409. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon 1989.
John, Duke of Viseu
Cadet branch of the House of Burgundy
Born: ? 1448 Died: ? 1472
Portuguese nobility
Preceded by
Infante Fernando
Duke of Beja
1470—1472
Succeeded by
Infante Diogo
Preceded by
Infante Fernando
Duke of Viseu
1470—1472
Succeeded by
Infante Diogo