PENINSULAR WAR (1807-1814)

Location: Museu Municipal Leonel Trindade

The 19th century was marked by a rupture with the Old Regime and a profound change in the political-social paradigm, the fruit of the American and French revolution.

It is in the sequence of the French Revolution, that Napoleão Bonaparte stands out, as the soldier of the revolution, the great protagonist of the propagation of new ideals, through territorial expansionism, that will mark this century.

The permanent nucleus – They will not pass! The importance of the Lines of Torres Vedras in the defense of Lisbon, aims to provide a new look at the Lines of Torres Vedras, privileging the strategic approach underlying the defensive system, from the concept, technique, construction and effectiveness to prevent the French advance in the direction the capital.


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