Brutality Freakz
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

The Most Serene House of Braganza

Go down

The Most Serene House of Braganza  Empty The Most Serene House of Braganza

Post by jukido on Fri Jul 08, 2011 6:44 am

The Most Serene House of Braganza (Sereníssima Casa de Bragança; Portuguese pronunciation: [bɾɐˈɣɐ̃sɐ]) is an important Portuguese noble family and was the dynasty which ruled the Kingdom of Portugal and its colonial ultramarine Empire, from 1640 to 1910, and a branch of it was the dynasty that founded and governed the Empire of Brazil from 1822 to 1889, as the Brazilian Imperial Family.

It is a collateral line of the House of Aviz, which ruled Portugal from 1385 until 1580. Therefore, it is also a branch of the French House of Burgundy, of the French House of Capet.

In 1853, due to the marriage of Queen Maria II of Braganza to Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the dynastic heirs of House of Braganza became the House of Braganza-Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, a branch of the German House of Wettin. The use of the designation Braganza-Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, or just Braganza-Coburg, however, is prevalent mainly in the writings of non-Portuguese historians and genealogists, or in writings that are not contemporary to the rule of the Braganza-Saxe-Coburg and Gotha monarchs in Portugal, since they still continued to style themselves as members of the House of Braganza, as opposed to Braganza-Saxe-Coburg and Gothprofessional data recovery
business opportunity


Number of posts : 30
Age : 36
Registration date : 2011-07-04

Back to top Go down

Back to top

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum