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Cardinal-Infante Afonso of Portugal

Cardinal-Infante Afonso (23 April 1509–21 April 1540; Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐˈfõsu]; English: Alphonzo) was a Portuguese infante (prince), son of King Manuel I of Portugal and his wife Maria of Aragon.

Infante Afonso
Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo
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Born23 April 1509
Évora
Died21 April 1540(1540-04-21) (aged 30)
Lisbon
Burial
HouseAviz
FatherManuel I of Portugal
MotherMaria of Aragon
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Afonso was born in Évora on 23 April 1509 and during his life was archbishop of Lisbon (1523) and cardinal.

He died on 21 April 1540, in Lisbon and was buried in Lisbon Cathedral before he was moved to the Jerónimos Monastery.

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