Dom Miguel becomes King of Portugal in a peaceful coup d'état

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Historical Context Note

Dom Miguel is proclaimed King of Portugal after a peaceful coup d'état, deposing the eight-year-old Maria II from her throne.
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Editors. "Dom Miguel becomes King of Portugal in a peaceful coup d'état". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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