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  2. Reconquista - Wikipedia

    Its culmination came in 1492 with the fall of the Nasrid kingdom of Granada to the united Spanish Crown of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile. [1] In the late 10th century, the Umayyad vizier Almanzor waged a series of military campaigns for 30 years in order to subjugate the northern Christian kingdoms.

  3. Philip III of Spain - Wikipedia

    As Philip II, he was also King of Portugal, Naples, Sicily and Sardinia and Duke of Milan from 1598 until his death in 1621. A member of the House of Habsburg, Philip III was born in Madrid to King Philip II of Spain and his fourth wife and niece Anna, the daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II and Maria of Spain.

  4. Pope Alexander VI - Wikipedia

    Pope Alexander VI [Note 2] (1431 – 18 August 1503), born Rodrigo de Borja, [Note 3] was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 11 August 1492 until his death in 1503. Born into the prominent Borgia family in Xàtiva under the Crown of Aragon (now Spain ), Rodrigo studied law at the University of Bologna.

  5. Ferdinand II of Aragon - Wikipedia

    Ferdinand was King of the Crown of Castile until Isabella's death in 1504, when their daughter Joanna became Queen. That year, after a war with France, Ferdinand conquered the Kingdom of Naples. In 1506, he became Regent of Castile (as Rey Señor de Castilla) on behalf of his mentally unstable daughter Joanna.

  6. Philip II of Spain - Wikipedia

    7 King of Portugal 8 Relations with England and Ireland 8.1 King of England and Ireland 8.2 After Mary I's death 9 Death 10 Legacy 11 Titles, honours and styles 12 Heraldry 13 Family 13.1 First marriage 13.2 Second marriage 13.3 Third marriage 13.4 Fourth marriage 14 Ancestry 15 See also 16 Notes 17 References 18 Further reading

  7. Portugal - Wikipedia

    Founded first as a county of the Kingdom of León in 868, gained its independence as the Kingdom of Portugal with the Treaty of Zamora in 1143. [14] In the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal established one of the longest-lived maritime and commercial empires, becoming one of the main economic and political powers of the time. [15]

  8. Lisbon (Portugal) Cruise Port Guide: Review (2022) - IQCruising

    Where is Lisbon and the cruise port. The cruise port of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal (with a population of around 545,245), is located in the Southern European Atlantic region. The city is on the estuary of the River Tagus as it flows into the Atlantic Ocean, 173 miles (277 km) south of Porto and 608 miles (979 km) northeast of Funchal ...

  9. Termination of Employment Contract

    Labour System . 1.8. Termination of Employment Contract In addition to other procedures provided for by law, an employment contract may terminate due to:

  10. The Regions of Portugal

    The new organization of the Portuguese regions for statistical purposes was implemented by the European Commission Regulation nº 868/2014, of August 8th 2014, and establishes alterations to the NUTS III which have now territorial limits in Continental Portugal, coinciding with the Intermunicipal Entity Limits, established in the Law nº 75/ ...

  11. Americans moving to Portugal: What you should know | GCS

    Purchase residential real estate in designated interior areas of Portugal worth at least €500,000 or €350,000 if investing in a rehabilitation project. If the residential property is located in a low-density area, then a 20 percent discount will apply.