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Estafania, Queen of Portugal, dies of diptheria in Lisbon, aged twenty-two

Spain and Portugal, 1857, zoomable map
07/17/1859
Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen had married the young King of Portugal, Pedro V in May 1858.  Just over a year later, the young queen, known as Estafania in Portugal, died of diptheria in Lisbon.  Pedro, although he was also twenty-two years old, made no attempt to remarry and himself died in 1861 of cholera.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Death of the Queen of Portugal," New York Times, August 1, 1859, p. 3.

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