Infante António of Portugal

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Infante António
Retrato do Infante D. António Irmão de D. João V.jpg
Portrait of Infante António of Portugal; 1740.
Born15 March 1695
Died20 October 1757
Full name
António Francisco Xavier Benedito Teodósio Leopoldo Henrique
HouseHouse of Braganza
FatherPeter II
MotherMaria Sophia of Neuburg

Infante António of Portugal (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniu]) (Lisbon, 15 March 1695 - Lisbon, 20 October 1757) was a Portuguese infante (prince), the third surviving son of Peter II, King of Portugal, and his wife Maria Sophia of Neuburg.


António Francisco Xavier Benedito Teodósio Leopoldo Henrique was born in Lisbon on March 15, 1695. He died unmarried and without legitimate issue in the same city on October 20, 1757 and is buried at the Royal Pantheon of the Braganza Dynasty, in Lisbon.Through his natural son, Duarte, he is an ancestor of famous Brazilian lawyer and writer José de Alencar.