Portugal (Portugish: Portugal, Mirandish: Pertual) is a land in western Europe. The revetown and biggest town is Lisbon, the folkscore is over 11 micklrered. The two rick-aknowledged tungs are Portugish and Mirandish. spoken by a few in some northeastern townlings.
Olden and Middle eld Edit
In the olden-eld Portugal was settled by Iberish and Gaulish folk; it was later overcome by the Roman Andweald, who called the land Lusitania (after the Lusitanish folk who lived there). "Portugal" comes from "Portus Cale", a Romish town now called O Porto. As the Romish Rick began losing its sway over the Iberian Headland, two High Dutch folks settled there: the the Goths, and the Swabish in Galishland.
A wending went underway when the Moorish folks overcame most of Iberland in 711. The Dutch kingdoms were left in the northe. The andbrilding (Reconquista) of Portugal was fulfilled in 1249. Galicish heratower Vímara Peres overcame Portus Cale in 868, making it into the Portugish Shire, which was some times under Leonish, Asturish and Galish swey, and sometimes selfstanding. Middle Portugal was edwon in 871, as the Shire of Coimbra, which was lost later to the Moors, but which was soon won back.
In 1139 the moors struck Portugal in what became known as the Struggle of Ourique. Although outscored, the Portugish under firsthead Afonso Henriques won the struggle, who soon afterwards forthsaid Portugal's selfhood, making himself king. Afonso and his offsprings drove the Moors out of Portugal, in 1249 the kingdom reached the sea, having itsnearly what they are today.
Eld of Finding Edit
In the Africa and Ilands, such as Ceuta, , , Gambia (named after Portugish word for trade cambio), Green Headland (Cabo Verde in Portugish), Cameroon (named after camarão, Portugish word for shrimp, which they found on the Wouri Flood).Portugal became the mightiest land in the world. Under king Henry the Seafarer, their sailors and built many trading towns in the shore of
They also were key to the Evelandish settling in eastern Eastland. Seafarers Vasco da Gama and Afonso de Albuquerque sailed to the east, building and overcoming many Indish towns in, such as Goa, Daman and Dii, where some folk still speak Portugish today. Elsewhere, they also had towns in Sri Lanka (then Ceylon), Timor (Portugish is a rick-aknowledged tung in the nowadays' land of East Timor), Japan (the town of Nagasaki was a key harbour for trading with the Portugish), Socotra, and Taiwan.
The biggest Portugish Spain, in what became called the Iberish Band. This was one the first breaks to Portugal's flack as first world ethel. They won back selfhood in 1640. In 1755 Portugal was struck by a thretchful earthquake, which wrecked its revetown Lisbon, and is the deadliest ever in Europe (11th deadliest in the world). No more than 7 years later, Spain overran Portugal in the Seven Years War.was , found by seafarer Pedro Álvares Cabral in 1500. In 1580 king Henry the First died without children, and Portugal banded with
New Eld Edit
In 1807 Napoleon Bonaparte was nighing Portugal, and the wreathful kinline ran away to Brazil, eft-naming their kingdom the Banded Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves, Rio de Janeiro being its headtown. The king went back to Portugal in 1821, to quell the Freedomly Uprising, leaving his son Pedro in reving. As he seeked to go back the next year, his son and the Brazilish matheled Brazil selfhood.
Having lost its biggest settling, Portugal seeked to get edgather some wield in the 1884 Berlin Moot. They kept Andwest, Mozambique, West Claysilver and the ilands of Green-Headland and Holy Thomas and Firsthead, and a tiny stronghold in the shore of Dahomey (now Newdawn), along with their Indlandish settlings (the few which were left), Macau in China and Timor. They sought also to have bits of Rhodes land, which would bind Angola and Mozambique. But the British, who wanted to build an ironroad from their northern settlings to South Africa threatened them with the .
King Charles the first, while in whose kingdom Portugal owned to First World War (there were small clashes with Dutchland in Angola).twice, and his son were murdered. The new king Emmanuel 2 lasted two years, until Portugal was made a after the 1910 Uprising. Portugal did little in the
António de Oliveira Salazar was thefrom 1933, being unsided in the WW2, to 1974, when the happened. Another outcome of the uprising was that most Portugish settlings became selfredding.