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Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century

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Years: 1745 1746 1747 1748 1749 - 1750 - 1751 1752 1753 1754 1755

  • Jose Manuel takes over the throne of Portugal from his deceased father, Joćo V
  • King Jose Manuel appoints the Marques de Pombal[?] as his Chief Minister, who then stips the Inquisition of its power.



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