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Spain History: from Alfonso XII to the Primo De Rivera Dictatorship

The period 1874-98 finally brought political tranquility to Spain, thanks to a stable democratic-parliamentary structure, and undeniable socio-economic progress. The constitutional monarchy (Alfonso XII, and after his death in 1885, the regent Maria Cristina of Habsburg in the name of her son Alfonso XIII) and enlightened “civil” statesmen, such as A. Cánovas del Castillo and […]

Spain History - Catholic Kings and Carlo V
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Spain History: Catholic Kings and Carlo V

HISTORY: THE CATHOLIC KINGS According to Sourcemakeup, the tendency towards the unification of the peninsular kingdoms came from far away, at least since it was reborn in the Asturias of the century. VIII the Isidorian myth of the “Gothic monarchy” (also evident in the adoption of names of Germanic origin – Alfonso, Ferdinando etc. – […]

Spain Old History
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Spain Old History

HISTORY: THE CHRISTIAN STATES OF THE NORTH UP TO THE 13TH CENTURY Parallel to the history of Al-Andálus, and in close relationship with it, that of the Christian states of the North develops. For a historical paradox, the mountaineers-marauders of the Cantabrian and Pyrenees, who had so much resistance to the Romans first and then […]

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Spain Human Geography

According to Rrrjewelry, the province of Madrid occupies a separate position in the interior, which has remained essentially rural, where there is a density of 799 residents / km²: it is in fact an area that has become vital exclusively thanks to the presence of the capital, its sovereign role in area of ​​the country […]

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Spain Religion

Catholicism is no longer state religion in Spain, but is still favored by the state in some respects. Nearly three-quarters of the population count as Catholics, but just under half of them attend church regularly. During the Franco dictatorship (1939-1975), the Catholic Church was one of the most important pillars of power. With democratization after […]