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The Romans defeat the Carthaginians for the control of Spain
The Romans are defeated by the Visigoths and lose control of Spain
Don Pelayo was the first leader who helped to regain Spain from the Moors in the Battle of Covadonga
Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, national hero of Spain, fought against the Moors and finally expelled them from Valencia in 1094.
Fernando and Isabel expel the remaining Moors from Granada. They also financed the four expeditions of Christopher Columbus.
Felipe II, son of Carlos V, had his "Invincible Armada" defeated when he tried to invade England in 1588.
The Spanish-American War resulted in Spain giving the Americans Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guam and the Philippines.
General Francisco Franco dies
Prince Juan Carlos de Borbón was proclaimed King of Spain.
Felipe González Márques becomes Prime Minister of Spain
Spain joins the European Common Market
The Romans controlled Spain for six centuries.
The Moors rule from the year 711 A.D. to 1492 A.D.
Carlos V, the grandson of Fernando and Isabel, was one of the most powerful Spanish kings.
The War of Independence began with a rebellion of the people against French rule under Napoleon.
The Civil War was won by General Francisco Franco and his supporters and overthrew the republic and established a dictatorship.
The Phonecians and the Greeks Establish colonies and trading posts in Spain.
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