Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1531–1537)

Manuel, Prince of Portugal (11 November 1531 – 14 April 1537), was the Prince of Portugal from 1535 to his death in 1537. He was the fifth child and second son of king John III of Portugal and Catherine of Austria.

Prince of Portugal
Born11 November 1531
Alvito, Kingdom of Portugal
Died14 April 1537
Évora, Kingdom of Portugal
FatherJohn III of Portugal
MotherCatherine of Austria
ReligionRoman Catholicism

In 1535, his father officially designated him as Prince of Portugal, taking the place of his eldest sister Infanta Maria Manuela. However, after his premature death at five years old, his younger brother Infante Filipe became the next Prince of Portugal.

Manuel, Prince of Portugal (1531–1537)
Cadet branch of the House of Burgundy
Born: 11 November 1531 Died: 14 April 1537
Preceded by
Maria Manuela
Prince of Portugal
Succeeded by