Afonso I of Portugal facts for kids
Afonso Henriques was the son of Henry of Burgundy, Count of Portugal and Teresa of León.
He became King on 25 July 1139, after winning the Battle of Ourique. He doubled the area of Portugal with the Reconquista and was nicknamed the Conqueror (Port. o Conquistador). He died on 6 December 1185 in Coimbra.
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Tomb of Afonso Henriques in the Santa Cruz Monastery in Coimbra.
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