Historical Timeline of Chile

By 17krm
  • Jan 1, 1475

    The Incas invade the north of Chile.

  • Dec 9, 1520

    Ferdinand Magellan is the first European to sight Chile.

  • Period: Dec 12, 1553 to Jan 3, 1557

    The Mapuche resists the Spanish Invaders.

  • Spain Loses its economic and political power.

  • Period: to

    Joaquin Prieto Serves as president for two terms.

  • Arturo Alessandri is elected president

  • Women are granted the right to vote.

  • Chile becomes the last nation in the western hemisphere to legalize divorce.

  • Sebastian Pinera elected president.