Itineraries in Portugal
Portugal born when a count that came from northern Europe to help in the reconquest of the Peninsula fighting against the Moors, he eventually married the daughter of the king of León and thus born the Portucalense County, from this marriage born D. Afonso Henriques, which expands the territory becoming an independent country.
To do it he had to revolt against the supporters of dependence, linked to its mother, only in 1140 achieved this independence expanding to Lisbon, creating Portugal, extending the territory below the Tagus, all This and much more in our itineraries in Portugal.
Almost a century later King Afonso III, who once lived in Boulogne and was therefore called “The Bolognese”, came to occupy the throne, reorganizing the state and starting to intensify links with northern Europe. Allowed his son D. Dinis, who in the meantime had received from his grandfather D. Afonso X, king of Leon and Castile.
Thus was born the Portuguese monarchy which ends on October 5, 1910 when the last King of Portugal, D. Manuel II was deposed and exiled to the United Kingdom, the Republic was proclaimed before 9 am the following day from the balcony of the city Council.
A provisional government is born headed by Teofilo Braga that ends up directing the destinies of the country until the approval of the Constitution in 1911, giving rise to the First Republic, with its implementation, the hitherto existing national symbols were replaced, more precisely the national anthem, the flag and the coin, come to know all the history of Portugal in our itineraries.