Chile

When did Chile acquire its independence?

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2016-03-23 21:09:09

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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