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John VI

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died a.d. 705, Greek ecclesiastic: pope 701–705.
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John VI

noun
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?1769–1826, king of Portugal (1816–26): recognized the independence of Brazil (1825)
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prince regent of Portugal from 1799 to 1816, and king from 1816 to 1826, whose reign saw the revolutionary struggle in France, the Napoleonic invasion of Portugal (during which he established his court in Brazil), and the implantation of representative government in both Portugal and Brazil.

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