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1109 – Afonso was born in Guimaras on July 25, 1109.   1112 – Became Count of Portugal after his father’s death under the guidance of his mother.   1120 – At the young age of eleven, he already had his own political ideas greatly different from his mother. This was evident, when he took ..

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1185 – Born on the 23rd of April in Coimbra, Portugal. 1208 – He married  Infanta Urraca of Castile. 1212 – He succeeded the throne from his father.        – He set a different approach of government, as a king. 1217 – He managed to keep security within Portuguese borders only by outlawing and exiling ..

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1210 – Born on the 5th of May in Coimbra, Portugal. 1238 – He married Matilda, the heiress of Boulogne. 1246 – He was appointed to succeed his brother due to a conflict between Sancho II           and the church. 1248 – He became king after his brother’s death. 1253 – He abdicated from ..

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1291 – Born on the 8th of February in Lisbon, Portugal. 1325 – His father died on the 7th of January and he became king, taking full           revenge on his brother who was most favored by his father.         – His rival was sentenced to exile in Castile. 1309 – He married to ..

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1432 – Afonso V was born in Sintra on January 15, 1432. 1438 – His father, Duarte of Portugal died, at a young age of six years old he succeeded his father. He was placed under the regency of his mother but it created conlict between the nobles. After sometime, the Cortes decided to replace ..

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1643 – Born on the 21st of August. 1646 – He suffered an illness that left him paralyzed on the left side of his body,           as well as leaving him mentally unstable at the age of three. 1653 – He became the heir-apparent to the throne of the kingdom after the death of his         ..

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1817 – Adolph Wilhelm August Karl Friedrich was born in Nassau-Weilburg on July 24, 1817. 1839 – Bacame the Duke of Nassau. 1844 – Adolph married Elisabeth Mikhailovna on January 31, 1844. 1851 – Re-married to Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau on April 23, 1851. 1890 – Grand Duchy passed to the dispossessed Duke Adolphe. 1905 – ..

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1931 – Adams was born on September 24, 1931. 1951 – Graduated at Oxford University in Britain with a masters degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. 1965 – Adams was called to the British Bar. He was a devoted lawyer for improving the social, economic and wellfare of the people of Barbados. 1966 – Elected ..

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1757 – Addington was born in Holborn, London on May 30, 1757. 1779 – Studied at Winchester and Brasenose College, Oxford, and took up law at Lincoln’s Inn. 1784 – Elected to the House of Commons as a Member of the Parliament for Devizes. 1989 – Appointed as the Speaker of the House of Commons. ..

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