Who ruled Chile before independence?
Spain conquered and colonized the region in the mid-16th century, replacing Inca rule, but failing to conquer the independent Mapuche who inhabited what is now south-central Chile. In 1818, after declaring independence from Spain, Chile emerged in the 1830s as a relatively stable authoritarian republic.
What war was Chile?
List of wars involving Chile
- Chilean War of Independence.
- Argentine War of Independence.
- Peruvian War of Independence.
- Ecuadorian War of Independence.
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.