Afonso Henriques Duke of Portugal 1866
- Born: 31 Jul 1865, Ajuda, Lisboa, Portugal 1866
- Marriage: Nevada Stoody-Haydes on 26 Sep 1917 in Rome, Lazio, Italy 1866
- Died: 21 Feb 1920, Naples, Campania, Italy at age 54 1866
Another name for Afonso was Affonso Henrique Maria Luiz Pedro de Alcantara Carlos Humberto Amadeu Fernando Antonio Miguel Raphael Gabriel Gonzaga Xa.1854
Afonso Henriques of Braganza or de Bragança (Portuguese pron. IPA /?.'fõ.su e~.'?i.k?? d? b??.'?ã.s?/; Ajuda, Lisbon, July 31, 1865-Napoli, February 21, 1920) was a Portuguese infante of the House of Braganza son of King Louis I of Portugal and his wife Maria Pia of Savoy and brother of King Charles I of Portugal. His full name was Afonso Henriques Maria Luís Pedro de Alcântara Carlos Humberto Amadeu Fernando António Miguel Gabriel Gonzaga Xavier Francisco de Assis João Augusto Júlio Valfando Inácio of Braganza. He as Duke of Porto, Constable of Portugal and last viceroy of Portuguese India.
Afonso was known for his bon-vivant lifestyle. He was a lover of car races and was responsible for the first races in Portugal. He also became known of the public because of the enormous fortunes he used to lose in casinos. After the Proclamation of the Portuguese First Republic in 1910 Afonso exhiled first in England with his nephew the deposed-King Manuel II, and after that he went to Italy.
In 1917 in Rome, Afonso married morganatically to an american called Nevada Stoody-Haydes. He tried to get the aprooval of his marriage but found a strong opposition in his nephew and the rest of the Royal Family. His pension was cut and Afonso began to live in obscurity. After his and Manuel II's death, Neavada demanded the Portuguese republican government the recognition of all the Bragança's patrimony to herself. Because of that she was briefly arrested. 1866
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Afonso married Nevada Stoody-Haydes on 26 Sep 1917 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.1866 (Nevada Stoody-Haydes was born on 21 Oct 1885 in Ohio, USA 1866 and died on 11 Jun 1941 in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, USA 1866.)