Genealogy Projects tagged with Spain on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports...

  • Conquistadores españoles

    Los conquistadores españoles fueron los soldados, exploradores y aventureros españoles que pusieron diversos pueblos y territorios de las Américas bajo el dominio de la Corona Española, durante la llamada era de los descubrimientos, la cual siguió a la llegada de Felipe II , el cual prohibía los actos de conquista, denominándose a partir de enton...

  • Portuguese-Spanish Jewish Journey to Jamaica

    This is sub-project of the Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaica Out Of many, One People"' . In 1700, there were more Jews in Spanish Town than in all of North America, and by 1730, Jews represented 12 percent of the white population of Jamaica. In the 18th century, Ashkenazi Jews began arriving from England and Germany, joining the Sephardi Jews who had begun to arrive a century earlier. I...

  • Spanish Inquisition

    The Spanish Inquisition (Spanish: Inquisición española ), officially known as the Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition ( Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición ), was a tribunal established in 1480 by Catholic Monarchs Isabella I of Castile . It was intended to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms, and to replace the Medieval Inquisition which was un...

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  • War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714)

    War of the Spanish Succession See Wikipedia... The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was fought among several European powers, including a divided Spain, over the possible unification of the Kingdoms of Spain and France under one Bourbon monarch. As France and Spain were among the most powerful states of Europe, such a unification would have drastically altered the European b...

  • Portal español

    (Este portal es un proyecto hermano del Spanish International Portal , el portal para los usuarios internacionales) Bienvenidos al portal español de Geni. Este proyecto está para todos los que están interesados ​​en la genealogía española y todo lo relacionado con nuestra lengua. Desde aquí puedes acceder fácilmente a diferentes p...

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  • Notable peoples of diasporic Basque descent

    Notable peoples of diasporic Basque descent Simón Bolívar , 2nd President of Venezuela John Sevier , 1st Governor of Tennessee Che Guevara , Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat and military theorist. Ted Williams , American professional baseball player and manager. Jedediah Smith , American explorer of the Rocky ...

  • Portal España

    Bienvenidos al portal España de Geni. Apoyo de la comunidad Discusiones Conservadores Hay varios conservadores de Geni que se especializan en la genealogía española y están más que dispuestos a ayudar a responder a cualquier pregunta que pueda tener. Victar Philip J. Decker Iván Noé Vásquez Alburez Pablo Benítez Ba...

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  • Venezuelan Revolution

    Here we will add the names of people that fought in the Venezuelan Revolution on both sides Spain and Venezuela. So find out some more names and add them here.

  • Tango

    The figures who created and made Tango great.

  • War of Jenkins' Ear

    War of Jenkins' Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748, with major operations largely ended by 1742. Its unusual name, coined by Thomas Carlyle in 1858, relates to Robert Jenkins, captain of a British merchant ship, who exhibited his severed ear in Parliament following the boarding of his vessel by Spanish coast guards in 1731. This affair and a number ...

  • Portuguese Restoration War (1640-1668)

    Portuguese Restoration War The Portuguese Restoration War (Portuguese: Guerra da Restauração) was the name given by nineteenth-century 'romantic' historians to the war between Portugal and Spain that began with the Portuguese revolution of 1640 and ended with the Treaty of Lisbon (1668). The revolution of 1640 ended the sixty-year period of dual monarchy in Portugal and Spai...