Francisca of Portugal (1824–1898)

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Francisca of Portugal (1824–1898)

Princess of Brazil. Name variations: Francisca de Braganca. Born on August 2, 1824, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; died on March 27, 1898, in Paris, France; daughter of Leopoldina of Austria (1797–1826) and Peter IV, king of Portugal (r. 1826), also known as Peter I of Brazil or Pedro I, emperor of Brazil (r. 1826–1831); married François or Francis (1818–1900), duke of Joinville, on May 1, 1843; children: Françoise d'Orléans (1844–1925); Peter (b. 1845), duke of Penthievre.