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Important dates in Chilean independence:

  • The Chilean War of Independence began on September 18, 1810.
  • The country proclaimed itself independent of Spain on February 12, 1818.
  • The last royalists were expelled from the mainland in 1821.
  • Spanish troops remained on an archipelago until surrendering in 1826.
  • Spain refused to recognize Chile's independence until 1844.
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