Comprised of a collection of smaller states located within the Iberian Peninsula that began with the union of Castile and Aragon, Spain has a history that goes back to days preceding the Roman Empire.

A brief timeline of Spanish history:

  • Prehistory of the Iberian Peninsula
  • Roman Empire
  • Visigothic Hispania (5th–8th centuries)
  • Al-Andalus- Moorish Iberia (8th–15th centuries)
  • Reconquista - Expulsion of the Moors(8th–15th centuries)
  • Spain under the Habsburgs (16th–17th centuries)
  • The Enlightenment: Spain under the Bourbons (18th century)
  • Napoleonic Wars: War of Spanish Independence (1808–1814)
  • Spain in the nineteenth century (1814–1873)
  • First Spanish Republic (1873–1874)
  • The Restoration (1874–1931)
  • Second Spanish Republic (1931–1939)
  • Spanish Civil War (1936–1939)
  • The dictatorship of Francisco Franco (1936–1975)
  • The transition to democracy (1975–1978)
  • Spain since 1978

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