Name

King Alfonzo V

Career

Public life

Occupation 1

King of Portugal (1438-1481)

Region

Europe

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Born

1431

Died

1481

Text

King of Portugal between Joao I (1385-1433) and Joao II (1481-1495). Reign encompassed much of the era of Prince Henry. Lost in struggle with Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon over control of Castile and the Canary Islands; signatory of Treaty of Alcavoras in 1479 ceding Canary Islands to Spain.

Related Events


1479 - The Treaty of Alcacovas between Spain & Portugal


Record ID: 749