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History of Portugal

Name the people, places, and things connected with the history of Portugal.
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Last updated: April 21, 2021
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ancient tribe that fought under Viriathus against the Romans
Lusitanians
Germanic tribe that settled in the early 5th century
Suebi
the capital of the above
Braga
country that controlled southern Portugal from the 8th to the 11th centuries
Emirate/Caliphate of Cordoba
war between Christians and Muslims throughout the Middle Ages
reconquista
first king, crowned in 1139
Alfonso I
parliament founded in the 13th century (with the same name as the Spanish)
cortes
dynasty founded in 1385 by John I
Aviz
prince who became famous for organizing exploratory expeditions
Henry the Navigator
first European to reach the Cape of Good Hope
Bartolomeu Dias
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Indian city visited by Vasco da Gama in 1498
Calicut
Basque explorer who commanded the expedition around the world after Magellan’s death
Juan Sebastian Elcano
the largest Portuguese colony in America
Brazil
dynasty ruling from 1581 to 1640
Habsburg
dynasty that replaced the above
Braganza
prime minister from 1932 to 1968
Antonio de Oliveira Salazar
colloquial name of the 1974 coup
Carnation Revolution
the city returned to China in 1999
Macau
Secretary-General of the UN since 2017
Antonio Guterres
2 Comments
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Level 80
Nov 2, 2023
You should accept the real names... Henrique for "Henry", Bragança for "Braganza" (is that even a thing). Filipina should also be accepted as an alternative for Habsburg dynasty.

But main question is what Juan Sebastian Elcano has to do with Portuguese history??

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Level 80
Nov 2, 2023
Oh and "Alfonso"... Afonso it's his Portuguese name so it should also be accepted