History of Spain

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In History
  • 12,000 BCE

    Paleolithic

    Paleolithic
    It is the oldest of the prehistoric period, is characterized by the manufacture and use of carved stone tools
  • 2,000 BCE

    Neolithic

    Neolithic
    It is characterized by the development of the productive economy
  • 1,100 BCE

    Tartessians and Phoenicians

    Tartessians and Phoenicians
    The Tartessians are the most advanced culture of the peninsula and the Phoenicians founded Gadir
  • -900 BCE

    Celts

    Celts
    They begin their foray into the north of the peninsula
  • -700 BCE

    Greek colonization

    Greek colonization
    First settlements on the Levantine coast
  • -500 BCE

    The Carthaginians

    The Carthaginians
    They conquer the Mediterranean coast
  • -218 BCE

    Punic War

    Punic War
    The peninsula becomes a battlefield between Romans and Carthaginians
  • -209 BCE

    Conquest of Spain

    Conquest of Spain
    The Romans colonize Spain
  • -25 BCE

    Hispania submitted to Rome in its entirety

    Hispania submitted to Rome in its entirety
    Hispania is totally submitted to Rome after the Cantabrian conquest by Augustus
  • 98

    Trajano

    Trajano
    Beginning of his government
  • 410

    Visigoths

    Visigoths
    The entry of the Visigoths as allies of Rome against the Suevi turns into a covert conquest.
  • 630

    Byzantines

    Byzantines
    Completion of the dominance of the Byzantine empire on the peninsula
  • 711

    Muslims

    Muslims
    Muslim troops cross the Strait of Gibraltar and defeat the Visigoth king Don Rodrigo at the Battle of Guadalete
  • 1031

    Caliphate of Córdoba

    Caliphate of Córdoba
    Disappearance of the Caliphate of Córdoba, giving rise to the Taifa Kingdoms
  • 1212

    Christians

    Christians
    The Christians achieve an important victory against the Almohads in the battle of Las Navas de Tolosa
  • 1474

    Catholic kings

    Catholic kings
    Catholic Monarchs, Isabel and Fernando (1474-1516)
  • 1492

    Reconquest

    Reconquest
    The Catholic Monarchs complete the Reconquest with the taking of Granada (2/1/1492), expulsion of the Jews and discovery of America
  • 1519

    Carlos I

    Carlos I
    Carlos I is crowned emperor of the Holy Empire, which involves Spain in endless wars
  • Death of Charles I

    Death of Charles I
    With the death of Charles II, the Habsburg dynasty ends and the War of the Spanish Succession breaks out, in which France, England and Austria are involved.
  • Fernando VII

    Fernando VII
  • Carlos III

    Carlos III
  • Carlos IV

    Carlos IV
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon
    Napoleon gets Carlos IV and Fernando VII to abdicate in favor of José Bonaparte
  • Liberal Triennium

    Liberal Triennium
  • Regency of María Cristina

    Regency of María Cristina
  • First Carlist War

    First Carlist War
    First Carlist War (1833-1839) [Don Carlos de Borbón vs. Isabel II]
  • Second Republic

    Second Republic
    April 12 the Second Republic is declared
  • Civil war

    Civil war
    Uprising of General Francisco Franco on July 18 - CIVIL WAR begins
  • Juan Carlos I

    Juan Carlos I
  • PSOE

    PSOE
    The PSOE [SPANISH OBERO SOCIALIST PARTY] wins in general elections, with Felipe González as head of government
  • COVID-19

    COVID-19
    In 2019 COVID-19 infections began and in 2020 there was a pandemic that made us confine ourselves and today we take safety precautions to stop the virus