When did Chile declare independence?

Why did Spain colonize Chile?

Ferdinand Magellan first landed on the shores of Chile in 1520, and Spanish conquest followed soon after. Early Spanish conquistadors came from Peru in the north, hoping to exploit the area for precious gold and silver.

Did Chile have a civil war?

The Chilean Civil War of 1891 (also known as Revolution of 1891) was a civil war in Chile fought between forces supporting Congress and forces supporting the President, José Manuel Balmaceda from 16 January 1891 to 18 September 1891.

What countries does Chile border?

Chile is a country in South America that borders the South Pacific Sea. Neighboring countries include Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru.

Has Chile been invaded?

The Conquest of Chile is a period in Chilean historiography that starts with the arrival of Pedro de Valdivia to Chile in 1541 and ends with the death of Martín García Óñez de Loyola in the Battle of Curalaba in 1598, and the destruction of the Seven Cities in 1598–1604 in the Araucanía region.

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