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Ferdinand II August Franz Anton von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld-Koháry, Rei de Portugal

Also Known As: "Fernando Augusto Francisco António de Saxe-Coburgo-Gotha-Koháry"
Birthplace: Wien, Österreich
Death: Died in Lisboa, Portugal
Cause of death: facial cancer
Place of Burial: Lisboa, Portugal
Immediate Family:

Son of Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Maria Antonie Gabriele Koháry de Csábrág et Szitnya, Prinzessin von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld-Koháry
Husband of Maria II de Bragança, Rainha de Portugal and Elise Friedericke Hensler, Countess d'Edla
Father of Pedro V, Rei de Portugal; Luís I, Rei de Portugal e dos Algarves; Maria de Portugal; João Maria Fernando Pedro de Bragança, Duque de Bejal; Maria Ana de Bragança and 6 others
Brother of August, Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha; Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duchess of Nemours and Leopold Franz Julius von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha, Prinz

Occupation: King of Portugal 1837-1853
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About Fernando II, Rei de Portugal

  • Ferdinand II August Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld was born on 29 October 1816 at Vienna, Austria. He was the son of Ferdinand Georg August Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld and Marie Antoinette Kohary of Csabrag.1 He married, firstly, Maria da Glória de Bragança, Rainha de Portugal, daughter of Dom Pedro IV de Bragança, Rei de Portugal and Maria Leopoldine Erzherzogin von Österreich, on 9 April 1836 at Lisbon, Portugal. He married, secondly, Elise Frederica Hensler, Countess of Edla on 10 June 1869 at Lisbon, Portugal, in a morganatic marriage. He died on 15 December 1885 at age 69 at Lisbon, Portugal.
  • He gained the title of Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld. As a result of his marriage, Ferdinand II August Prinz von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld was styled as Rei Ferdinando II de Portugal in 1836.1

honor(s) -

  • Knight in the Order of the Knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece


Predecessor: Maria II Successor: Pedro V

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Fernando II, Rei de Portugal's Timeline

October 29, 1816
Wien, Österreich
September 16, 1837
Age 20
Lisboa, Portugal
October 31, 1838
Age 22
Lisbon, Portugal
October 4, 1840
Age 23
Lisbon, Portugal
March 16, 1842
Age 25
Lisboa, Portugal
August 21, 1843
Age 26
Lisbon, Portugal
February 17, 1845
Age 28
Lisboa, Portugal
July 23, 1846
Age 29
Lisbon, Portugal
November 4, 1847
Age 31
Lisbon, Portugal