Maria Feodorovna Princess of Württemberg, Grand Duchess of Russia    1777 by Alexander Roslin    Maria Feodorovna Princess Sophie Marie Dorothea Auguste Louise of Württemberg. (25 October 1759 – 5 November 1828) was the second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia and mother of Tsar Alexander I and Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.

Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna in 1777 by Alexander Roslin ( Swedish portrait painter. Maria Fedorovna was the second wife of Tsar Paul I of Russia and mother of Tsar Alexander I and Tsar Nicholas I of Russia.

Peter the Great - Peter and Ivan were the sons of Alexis I, Tzar of all Russias.

history-in-pictures: “ Portrait of Russian Tsar Peter I the Great by Godfrey Kneller “ This portrait was Peter’s gift to King of England William III. It was painted in 1698 when, between

Portugal - 1000 Reis de 1891 do Banco de Portugal

Portugal - 1000 Reis de 1891 do Banco de Portugal

Maria I (17 December 1734 – 20 March 1816) was Queen regnant of Portugal Queen Maria suffered from religious mania and melancholia. This acute mental illness (perhaps due to porphyria, which also may have tainted George III of the United Kingdom) made her incapable of handling state affairs after 1792.

Maria Francisca Isabel, Princess of Brazil by Francisco Vieira de Matos, 1753

Quillard, Pierre Antoine - Portrait of Joseph I of Portugal - Rococo - Oil on canvas - Portrait of Joseph I of Portugal as Principe of Brazil by the French artist Pierre Antoine Quillard - Mafra,Palace of Mafra (Portugal).

Quillard, Pierre Antoine - Portrait of Joseph I of Portugal - Rococo - Oil on canvas - Portrait of Joseph I of Portugal as Principe of Brazil by the French artist Pierre Antoine Quillard - Mafra,Palace of Mafra (Portugal).

Jõao IV (1640-1656) The Restorer The House of Bragança, known as the Brigantine Dynasty, came to power in 1640, when John IV of Bragança became the reigning house of Portugal and deposed the House of Habpburg in the Portuguese Restoration War.

John IV, After the Portuguese restoration war Spanish rule in Portugal ended and John Iv became King of Portugal and Established the House of Braganza as ruler's of Porugal. John Iv ruled Portugal from 1640 to

HM Queen Amélie of Portugal (1865-1951) née Her Royal Highness Princess Amélie of Orléans

HM Queen Amélie of Portugal née Her Royal Highness Princess Amélie…

Filipe I (1580-1598) The Prudent The House of Hapsburg, known as the Philippine Dynasty, is the house that ruled Portugal from 1581 to 1640. The dynasty began with the acclamation of Philip II of Spain as Philip I of Portugal in 1580, officially recognized in 1581 by the Portuguese Cortes of Tomar. Philip I swore to rule Portugal as a kingdom separate from his Spanish domains, under the personal union known as the Iberian Union.

Filipe I (1580-1598) The Prudent The House of Hapsburg, known as the Philippine Dynasty, is the house that ruled Portugal from 1581 to 1640. The dynasty began with the acclamation of Philip II of Spain as Philip I of Portugal in 1580, officially recognized in 1581 by the Portuguese Cortes of Tomar. Philip I swore to rule Portugal as a kingdom separate from his Spanish domains, under the personal union known as the Iberian Union.

Jõao V (1706-1750) The Magnanimous

John V of Portugal Pompeo Batoni - List of Portuguese monarchs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

José I (1750-1777) The Reformer

Joseph I of Portugal, son of John V . who ruled as king of Portugal from 1750 to

HM King Carlos I of Portugal (1863-1908). “Fat and pink just like a prize pig….[he] eats enormously and they say he takes a good deal of exercise but the more he takes the more he eats and I should fear apoplexy at 40 but he is 32 now! He is so fat that he bounds rather than eats and his greediness is quite appalling. The gentlemen call him the Champion Liar..” ~Marie Mallet

HM King Carlos I of Portugal (1863-1908). “Fat and pink just like a prize pig….[he] eats enormously and they say he takes a good deal of exercise but the more he takes the more he eats and I should fear apoplexy at 40 but he is 32 now! He is so fat that he bounds rather than eats and his greediness is quite appalling. The gentlemen call him the Champion Liar..” ~Marie Mallet

Miguel I (1828-1834)

File:King Miguel I (Michael I) of Portugal (Feb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jõao VI (1816-1826)

King João VI remained in Brazil until When João VI returned to Portugal to deal with a liberal revolution, he left his son Pedro as regent. Pedro declared their independence.

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