The Independence of Chile

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  • First National Government Board.

    First National Government Board.
    Officially called the Provisional Government Board of the Kingdom in the name of Fernando VII, is the name by which the collegiate body legally formed to administer the Captaincy General of Chile and take measures for its own defense after the capture of King Ferdinand VII of Spain by Napoleon Bonaparte - the provinces of Spain formed the Supreme Central Board in that period, a procedure that was imitated by most of the American colonies of the Spanish Empire
  • First commemoration of September 18.

    First commemoration of September 18.
    September 18, 1810 marks the beginning of a historical process that should not return possible. Since the 1830s, all Chileans have celebrated September 18 as the feast of our Independence.
  • Battle of Rancagua.

    Battle of Rancagua.
    The Battle of Rancagua was a military confrontation that occurred on October 1 and 2, 1814 in the city of the same name in the context of the Chilean War of Independence.
  • Battle of Chacabuco.

    Battle of Chacabuco.
    The Battle of Chacabuco was a decisive contest for the Independence of Chile in which the Army of the Andes fought, made up of troops from the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata and Chileans
  • Declaration of Independence.

    Declaration of Independence.
    The Act of Independence of Chile is the document by which Chile solemnly declared its Independence from the Spanish Monarchy. It was dated in the city of Concepción on January 1, 1818, and approved and signed by the supreme director Bernardo O'Higgins in Talca on the following February 2.
  • Battle of Maipú

    Battle of Maipú
    The Battle of Maipú, also known as the Battle of Maipo, was a decisive armed confrontation within the context of the Chilean War of Independence.
  • It is officially established on February 11, 12 and 13 as commemorations of Independence.

    It is officially established on February 11, 12 and 13 as commemorations of Independence.
    In 1821, by decree, it was established that the Independence of Chile would be commemorated on February 11, 12 and 13 (days 11 and 13 were an extension of the date celebrated).
  • It is established that the festivities to be celebrated are: February 12, April 5 and September 18.

    It is established that the festivities to be celebrated are: February 12, April 5 and September 18.
    Although the rule that declared a holiday on April 5 has not been found, it is known that it was in force between 1819 and 1824. ... On August 14, 1824, a decree signed by the supreme director Ramón Freire made official February 12 and 18 September as holidays, thus eliminating April 5.
  • Promulgation of the Political Constitution of Chile, which will remain in force until 1925

    Promulgation of the Political Constitution of Chile, which will remain in force until 1925
    The Political Constitution of the Republic of Chile of 1925 was the Chilean constitutional text in force between October 18, 1925 and March 11, 1981. It was approved in a plebiscite held on August 30, 1925,1 and promulgated on 18 September of the same year.2
  • September 18 is established as the only celebration of national holidays

    September 18 is established as the only celebration of national holidays
    On February 8, 1837, by means of a presidential decree, all national holidays were brought together on a single day: September 18. ... It was like this, as for different reasons September 18 was established as the national holiday par excellence.