The Siege of Granada

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  • Dec 26, 1481

    Suprise!

    Muslim King of Granada, Spain makes a suprise attack on a village called Ronda where Christians live. He takes the Christians into slavery.
  • Feb 28, 1482

    Counterraid

    The Christians form a counterraid led by Rodrigo Ponce de León against Alhama, a town 25 miles from Granada. They occupied the town on the same day, but were soon set up by forces of Abdul-Hassan, who ordered a siege. Siege means to surround the city and wait till the people in the city surrender.
  • May 14, 1482

    Ferdinand

    An army for Ferdinand V came to Alhama. Abdul-Hassan raised the siege and departed the field.
  • Jul 4, 1482

    Ferdinand Fights

    Ferdinand planned and fought against the Muslims at the Battle of Loja and lost.
  • Apr 1, 1483

    Abdul Hassan's Son

    After the victory over Ferdinand V, Boabdil, Abdul Hassan's son, laid another seige to Lucerna. But as he finished his seige was imprisoned by the Christians. He said that he ackknowledged that Ferdinand controls all of Granada, and was let out. But as let out, denounced the acknoeledgement.
  • Jan 1, 1490

    10 years...

    After about ten years of many fights and seiges, Ferdinand regrouping his army, by 1490 all of southeastern spain was under Christian Control.
  • Apr 26, 1491

    Last Chance

    Ferdinand asked Boabdil to say that he Ferdinand controls all of Granada, but he didn't and did a seige with over 50,000 troops on Muslim parts of Granada.
  • Nov 25, 1491

    Surrender

    The Muslims surrender because of starvation . This victory ended Muslim rule in Spain.