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Following Its Heyday As A Global Maritime Power During The 15Th And 16Th Centuries, Portugal Lost Much Of Its Wealth And Status With The Destruction Of Lisbon In A 1755 Earthquake, Occupation During The Napoleonic Wars
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History of Portugal


The history of Portugal dates back to the Early Middle Ages. In the 15th and 16th centuries, it ascended to the status of a world power during Europe's "Age of ...

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History of Portugal. Portugal emerged as a country in 1143, after a 15 year rebellion by Dom Afonso Henriques (Afonso I). Afonso Henriques defeated his mother ...

A Brief History of Portugal


Human beings have lived in Portugal since about 30,000 BC when the world was in the grip of an ice age. The first Portuguese were hunters and fishermen.

The country of Portugal emerged in the tenth century during the Christian reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula: first as a region under the control of the Counts of Portugal and then, in the mid-twelfth century, as a kingdom under King Afonso I. The throne then went thro... More »
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HISTORY OF PORTUGAL including Western Iberia, Reconquest, John I, The English connection.

Portugal: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts ...


Learn about the history, geography and culture of Portugal and find statistical and demographic information.

History of Portugal - Lisbon


The History of Portugal: Information on Portuguese History. The Celtic beginnings , the Roman and Moorish invasions, the Age of Discovery, to the European ...

Portugal Guide: Short history of Portugal, The rise and fall of a ...


Portugal's often unknown history is highly interesting, considering it was the first global empire and that it used to be one of the biggest empires in the world.

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Q: History of Portugal.
A: Portugal's history, is basically the exact same as Spain. For Portugal and Spain have mirroring histories. Portugal, was part of the Roman Empire. Part of the a... Read More »
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Q: What is the history of Portugal.
A: The early history of Portugal is shared with the rest of the Iberian Peninsula. The region was settled by Pre-Celts and ( etc. The early history of Portugal is ... Read More »
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Q: What is the main revolution of the history of Portugal?
A: Well, the above answer refers the latest revolution occurring in Portugal, in 1974, but this was only a change of political and social regime (from a far right-... Read More »
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Q: Is the history Portugal?
A: learn to write and to look for stuff. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Portugal. btw. Portugal rocks ^ Read More »
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Q: How to sum up the history of Portugal in one sentence?
A: Portugal gave new worlds to the World. Or. Portugal created Globalization. Anyway. that's mission impossible, these two examples just highlight the Discovery Ye... Read More »
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