Who led Chile independence?

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.

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