Duke of Coimbra
Duke of Coimbra (Portuguese: Duque de Coimbra) was an aristocratic Portuguese title with the level of royal dukedom, that is, associated with the Portuguese royal house, created in 1415, by King John I of Portugal to his 2nd male son, Infante Pedro. Pedro was regent of the kingdom but he was killed in the domestic Battle of Alfarrobeira (1449).
List of the Dukes of CoimbraEdit
- Infante Pedro, Duke of Coimbra (1392–1449), Regent, King João I's third son (second surviving);
- Jorge, Duke of Coimbra (1481–1550), King João II's natural son;
- Infante Augusto, Duke of Coimbra (1847–1889), Queen Maria II's fifth son;
- Infante Henrique, Duke of Coimbra (1949–2017), Prince Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza's third son;
- Infanta Maria Francisca, Duchess of Coimbra (born 1997), Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza's daughter.
”Nobreza de Portugal e do Brasil" – Vol. I, pages 255/272; and Vol. II, pages 531/532. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon 1989.