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History of Gibraltar

Index History of Gibraltar

The history of Gibraltar, a small peninsula on the southern Iberian coast near the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea, spans over 2,900 years. [1]

40 relations: Alonso Hernández del Portillo, British Eagle, Caliphate of Córdoba, Capital punishment in Gibraltar, Capture of Gibraltar, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Gibraltar, Coat of arms of Gibraltar, Demographics of Gibraltar, Disputed status of Gibraltar, George Augustus Frederick Lake, George Palao, George Vandeput, Gibraltar, Gibraltar 1, Gibraltar Museum, Gibraltar National Day, Gibraltar sovereignty referendum, 1967, Gibraltarians, Great Siege of Gibraltar, History of the foreign relations of the United Kingdom, Independence Day (Malta), Index of World War II articles (H), James Gabriel Montresor, Kingdom of Gibraltar, Languages of Gibraltar, List of countries by population in 1800, List of sieges of Gibraltar, Moorish Castle, Prince George of Hesse-Darmstadt, Robert Arbuthnot (Ceylon), Sam Benady, Simón Susarte, Stephen Constantine (historian), Strait of Gibraltar, The Convent (Gibraltar), Thirteenth Siege of Gibraltar, Timeline of the history of Gibraltar, Tito Benady, Tommy Finlayson, Tourism in Gibraltar.

Alonso Hernández del Portillo

Alonso Hernández del Portillo (1543–1624) was a Spanish local politician and historian, remembered for being the first chronicler of the city of Gibraltar.

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British Eagle

British Eagle International Airlines was a major British independentindependent from government-owned corporations airline that operated from 1948 until it went into liquidation in 1968.

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Caliphate of Córdoba

The Caliphate of Córdoba (خلافة قرطبة; trans. Khilāfat Qurṭuba) was a state in Islamic Iberia along with a part of North Africa ruled by the Umayyad dynasty.

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Capital punishment in Gibraltar

Capital punishment in Gibraltar included public execution in the nineteenth century until 1864.

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Capture of Gibraltar

The Capture of Gibraltar by Anglo-Dutch forces of the Grand Alliance occurred between 1–3 August 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession.

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Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Gibraltar

The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity is the cathedral for the Church of England Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe.

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Coat of arms of Gibraltar

The coat of arms of Gibraltar was first granted by a Royal Warrant passed in Toledo on 10 July 1502 by Isabella I of Castile during Gibraltar's Spanish period.

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Demographics of Gibraltar

This article is about the demographic features of the population of Gibraltar, including ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population.

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Disputed status of Gibraltar

Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, is the subject of an irredentist territorial claim by Spain.

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George Augustus Frederick Lake

The Honourable George Augustus Frederick Lake (1781-1808) was a British Army Infantry Officer who Commanded His Majesty's 29th Regiment of Foot during the early stages Peninsular War.

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George Palao

George L. Palao BEM (4 October 1940, Kensington, United Kingdom - 2009, Gibraltar) was a Gibraltarian historian and potholer and illustrator.

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George Vandeput

Admiral George Vandeput (died 14 March 1800) was an English naval officer, the illegitimate son of Sir George Vandeput, 2nd Baronet (– 17 June 1784) and an unknown mother.

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Gibraltar

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Gibraltar 1

Gibraltar 1 is the specimen name of a Neanderthal skull found at Forbes' Quarry in Gibraltar in 1848, by Captain Edmund Flint, a British officer with the Royal Navy.

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Gibraltar Museum

The Gibraltar Museum is a national museum of history, culture and natural history located within the city centre of the British overseas territory of Gibraltar.

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Gibraltar National Day

Gibraltar National Day, celebrated annually on 10 September, is the official national day of the British overseas territory of Gibraltar.

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Gibraltar sovereignty referendum, 1967

The Gibraltar sovereignty referendum of 1967 was held on 10 September 1967, in which Gibraltarian citizens were asked whether they wished to pass under Spanish sovereignty, with Gibraltarians keeping their British citizenship and a special status for Gibraltar within Spain; or remain under British sovereignty, with institutions of self-government.

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Gibraltarians

The Gibraltarians (colloquially Llanitos) are a cultural group native to Gibraltar, a British overseas territory located near the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea.

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Great Siege of Gibraltar

The Great Siege of Gibraltar was an unsuccessful attempt by Spain and France to capture Gibraltar from the British during the American War of Independence.

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History of the foreign relations of the United Kingdom

The history of the foreign relations of the United Kingdom covers British foreign policy from about 1500 to 2000.

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Independence Day (Malta)

Independence Day (Jum l-Indipendenza) is of the five national holidays in Malta.

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Index of World War II articles (H)

# H-hour (D-day).

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James Gabriel Montresor

James Gabriel Montresor (19 November 1704 – 6 January 1776) was a British military engineer.

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Kingdom of Gibraltar

The Kingdom of Gibraltar is one of the many historic substantive titles pertaining to the Castilian monarchy and its successor, the Spanish monarchy, belonging to what is known as Grand Title (Título Grande).

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Languages of Gibraltar

As Gibraltar is a British overseas territory, its sole official language is English, which is used by the Government and in schools.

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List of countries by population in 1800

This is a list of countries by population in 1800.

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List of sieges of Gibraltar

There have been fourteen recorded sieges of Gibraltar.

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Moorish Castle

The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant features being the Tower of Homage and the Gate House.

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Prince George of Hesse-Darmstadt

Prince George Louis of Hessen-Darmstadt (1669 – 13 September 1705) was a Field Marshal in the Austrian army. He is known for his career in Habsburg Spain, as Viceroy of Catalonia (1698–1701), head of the Austrian army in the War of Spanish Succession (1701–1705) and governor of Gibraltar in 1704. He was killed during the Siege of Barcelona the following year. He was known in Spanish as Jorge de Darmstadt and in Catalan as Jordi Darmstadt.

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Robert Arbuthnot (Ceylon)

Robert Arbuthnot (ca.1761 – February 1809) was a British soldier turned diplomat who served between 1801 and 1806 as the Chief Secretary in Ceylon (as Sri Lanka was called till 1972), which had recently been transferred from Dutch to British military control, formally in 1796.

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Sam Benady

Samuel G. Benady MBE, Panorama, 16 June 2007.

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Simón Susarte

Simón Rodríguez Susarte, commonly known as Simón Susarte, was a Spanish goatherd from Gibraltar, who in 1704 aided a Bourbon Spanish attempt to seize Gibraltar during the Twelfth Siege of Gibraltar by revealing a concealed path to the attackers which led to the top of the Rock of Gibraltar.

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Stephen Constantine (historian)

Stephen Constantine is professor emeritus of modern British history at Lancaster University.

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Strait of Gibraltar

The Strait of Gibraltar (مضيق جبل طارق, Estrecho de Gibraltar) is a narrow strait that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe from Morocco and Ceuta (Spain) in Africa.

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The Convent (Gibraltar)

The Convent has been the official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728.

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Thirteenth Siege of Gibraltar

The Siege of Gibraltar of 1727 (thirteenth siege of Gibraltar, second by Spain) saw Spanish forces besiege the British garrison of Gibraltar as part of the Anglo-Spanish War.

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Timeline of the history of Gibraltar

The history of Gibraltar portrays how The Rock gained an importance and a reputation far exceeding its size, influencing and shaping the people who came to reside here over the centuries.

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Tito Benady

Tito Mesod Benady (born 17 July 1930 in Gibraltar), MBE, is a Gibraltarian historian of Sephardic Jewish descent.

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Tommy Finlayson

Thomas James Finlayson MBE, commonly known as Tommy Finlayson (Gibraltar, 1 May 1938), is a Gibraltarian historian.

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Tourism in Gibraltar

Tourism in Gibraltar constitutes one of the British Overseas Territory's most important economic pillars, alongside financial services and shipping.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Gibraltar

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