Lisbon Earthquake of 1755

Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 - This day in Portuguese History For this edition of our blog series "This day in Portuguese History" we touch on...

This Day in Portuguese History – Creation of the Movement of the Armed Forces

On this day, the 9th of September 1973, the Movement of Armed Forces (MFA) was founded in Portugal. Its founders were a group of officers...

This day in Portuguese History – Proclamation of the Republic

One hundred and six years ago, on the 5th of October, the Portuguese Republic was established after a coup d’état that overthrew the Bragança...