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Portuguese royalty
House of Aviz-Beja
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Manuel I
Children include
   Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal and of Asturias
   John III
   Isabella, Holy Roman Empress
   Beatrice, Duchess of Savoy
   Louis, Duke of Beja
   Ferdinand, Duke of Guarda and Trancoso
   Cardinal-Infante Afonso
   Henry
   Edward, Duke of Guimarães
   Maria, Lady of Viseu
Grandchildren include
   Anthony (illegitimate)
   Maria, Duchess of Parma and Piacenza
   Catherine, Duchess of Braganza
Great-Great-Grandchildren include
   John IV
John III
Children include
   Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal and of Asturias
   John Manuel, Prince of Portugal
Grandchildren include
   Sebastian
Sebastian
Henry
Anthony

The Infante Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal and Prince of Asturias (Portuguese: Miguel da Paz de Trastâmara e Avis, Portuguese pronunciation: [miˈɡɛɫ dɐ ˈpaʃ]; Spanish: Miguel de la Paz de Avís y Trastámara, "Michael of Peace") (1498–1500) was a Portuguese royal infante (prince), son of King Manuel I of Portugal and his first wife Isabella of Asturias (1470-98). He was recognised as heir to both his father's kingdom of Portugal, and to his grandparents' kingdoms of Castile and León. As such, he was styled both Prince of Portugal and Prince of Asturias.

He was born in Zaragoza, Spain on August 24, 1498 and his mother died during childbirth. For the next two years he was the heir to the throne of both Portugal and Spain.

One of Miguel's maternal aunts, Maria of Aragon, then married his father and gave birth to eight children.

He died young in Granada on July 19, 1500 and is buried in the Capilla Real, in Granada.

Hopes to unite all Iberian kingdoms vanished at Miguel's death. After his demise, Juana la loca (Joan the Mad, Miguel's maternal aunt) became the heiress of Spain, eventually bringing those kingdoms to the Habsburgs. However, the Iberian Union, although short-lived took place about a eighty years later, in 1580 until 1640, when the Habsburg king, Philip II of Spain, Miguel's half-nephew, and grandson of both Juana and Manuel of Portugal, acquired Portugal and its dominions (see Philippine Dynasty).

Miguel da Paz, Prince of Asturias
Cadet branch of the House of Burgundy
Born: 24 August 1498 Died: 19 July 1500
Preceded by
Jaime
Prince of Portugal
1498–1500
Succeeded by
John (future John III)
Preceded by
Princess Isabella, queen consort of Portugal
Prince of Asturias
1498–1500
Vacant
Title next held by
Infanta Joanna
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