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Afonso V KG king of Portugal and of Algarves

Afonso V KG king of Portugal and of Algarves

Afonso V KG (15 January 1432 - 28 August 1481), called African, was King of Portugal and of Algarves His sobriquet refers to his victory in North Africa.

According to 1471, Afonso V KG was the first King of Portugal to claim dominion over a plural "empire of kingdom" rather than the "state of algarville".

  • During the 15th century, the area added to the Portuguese crown land in North Africa is known as the contents of the Portuguese Empire, but not the kingdom of Algae State (now a region of southern Portugal).
  • "Algarves" was considered to be the southern Portuguese region on both sides of Gibraltar's strait off.

Related Question:-

Q.1 Afonso V KG was the king of which country?
A. Italy
B. Portugal
C. Spain
D. Brazil
Ans: Portugal

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