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jun 24, 1128 - Portugal Becomes Independent

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During the Reconquista, one Kingdom that sprang up was the Kingdom of Asturias on the West coast. One of the counties in this Kingdom was a region named Portugal. In 1139 the Count of Portugal, Afonso Henriques, made many significant defeats against the Muslims culminating in the Battle of Ourique; it was after this that his soldiers proclaimed Afonso a King and thus transforming Portugal into an independent Kingdom itself.

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jun 24, 1128
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