Spanish Timeline

  • Jun 6, 711

    Moorish Control

    The Moorish Empire gained firm control of the Hispanic Peninsula after Battle of Guadalete.
  • Jan 1, 1085


    The reconquista was lead by the rulers of castile who captured the muslim city of toledo in 1085.
  • May 17, 1100


    Aragon and Castile united their armies to fight the muslims for control of what is now called Spain.
  • May 17, 1479

    Offical Merge

    Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile marry each other officially merging the two kingdoms into one.
  • Jan 2, 1492


    Castile captures the cities of Cordoba and Cadiz from the muslims. this leaves the muslims with conrol over only one kindom, Granada. wrong date
  • May 17, 1492


    King Ferdinand V and Queen Isabella I's conquistadors capture the only remaining kingdom that is under islamic rule, Granada.
  • Nov 19, 1519

    Arriving in Tenochtitlan

    Cortez arrives in tenochtitlan and is greeted my Montezuma himself. He is offered many gifts and presents as the Aztecs thought him to be a god.
  • Jun 12, 1521


    The spanish officially conqueor the Aztec by wiping them out in a couple of fierce battles, the also left behind smallpox to finish off any survivors.
  • TeeHee

    my next birthday. (hint: $$$)