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Main article: History of Portugal

Table of contents
1 Events previous to independence
2 First Dynasty: Burgundy
3 Second Dynasty: Aviz
4 Third Dynasty: Habsburg (Spanish rule)
5 Fourth Dynasty: Bragança
6 Early Republic
7 Fascist Regime
8 Democracy

Events previous to independence

  • 1st century BCLisbon (Olissipo) is the capital of Hispania Ulterior, a Roman province
  • 711, March 15Moors invade the Iberian Peninsula; in the following years, the Peninsula is conquered from its Celtic and Visigothic owners, except from the northernmost part, in the Asturias. Resistance to Moorish occupation (reconquista) starts from these strongholds, leading to the creation of the Iberian kingdoms: León, Asturias and Galicia.
  • 905Navarre becomes a kingdom
  • 1035 – Sancho III of Navarre, Aragon and Castile dies and distributes his lands among his three sons; Castile and Aragon become kingdoms
  • 1037 – Ferdinand of Castile acquires the kingdom of León through marriage
  • 1095 – Crusadesrs help king Alfonso VI of Castile to defeat the Moors; Henry of Burgundy marries princess Teresa and becomes Count of Portugal
  • 1109, July 25 – Afonso Henriques is born
  • 1112 – Afonso inherits the County of Portugal, a fiefdom of Castile
  • 1123 – Defeats his mother, Teresa, in battle and becomes sole ruler

First Dynasty: Burgundy

Second Dynasty: Aviz

Third Dynasty: Habsburg (Spanish rule)

Fourth Dynasty: Bragança

Early Republic

  • 1910, October 5 – A popular revolution puts an end to monarchy: Portugal becomes a Republic; king Manuel II exiled to England
  • 1917 – Portugal joins the allied forces in World War I

Fascist Regime