Luís I of Portugal - Marriages and Descendants

Marriages and Descendants

Luís married Princess Maria Pia of Savoy, daughter of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and Maria Adelaide of Austria. The both had a deep love at first, but Luis's countless mistresses lead Maria Pia to depression. Together they had two sons who survived childhood, and a stillborn son in 1866. Maria Pia also gave birth to another stillborn son in 1869, and suffered miscarriages in 1872 and 1879. The King also fathered one illegitimate child, born in 1874 in Lisbon, a son named Carlos Augusto.

Name Birth Death Notes
By Princess Maria Pia of Savoy (16 October 1847 – 5 July 1911; married on 6 October 1862)
Dom Carlos, Prince Royal of Portugal 28 September 1863 1 February 1908 Who succeeded him as Charles I, the King of Portugal, murdered in 1908 by the Carbonária.
Dom Afonso, Prince Royal of Portugal 31 July 1865 21 February 1920 Infante of Portugal, Duke of Porto, Viceroy of India, and after 1908 Prince Royal.

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