The Liberal Revolution of 1820 (Revolução Liberal) was a political revolution that erupted in 1820, unchained via a military insurrection in the city of Porto, northern Portugal, that spread to the rest of the country. Year 1820 ( MDCCCXX) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. The 1820 liberal revolution initiated the constitutional period in which the approval of the 1822 Constitution took place. A constitution is a system for government often Codified as a written document that establishes the rules and principles of an autonomous political entity The new liberalist ideas had an influence upon the Portuguese society and political organization. Liberalism is a broad array of related ideas and theories of Government that consider individual Liberty to be the most important political goal
From 1807 to 1811, the Napoleonic French forces invaded Portugal for three times. The Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815 involved Napoleon's French Empire and a shifting set of European allies and opposing coalitions As a result, the Portuguese Royal Family fled to the Portuguese colony of Brazil, where it remained until 1821, the period of the liberal revolution. |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld From Brazil, the Portuguese king João VI ruled his huge empire for 13 years. John VI (13 May 1767 &ndash 10 March 1826 ( Portuguese João, ʒʊˈɐ̃ũ the Clement ( Port The Portuguese Empire was the earliest and longest lived of the modern European colonial empires spanning almost six centuries from the capture of Ceuta The turmoil aroused in Portugal and the defeat of the occupation French forces in Portugal, put an end to his long stay in the Portuguese territory of Brazil.  The city of Porto, with a strong, dynamic bourgeoisie and faithful to its liberal tradition, was the place from where the Liberal Revolution arose in 1820.
Influenced by the recent Liberal Revolution in Spain on January 1, 1820, a liberal revolution started in Porto, quickly spreading without resistance to several other Portuguese cities and towns, culminating with the revolt of Lisbon. The revolutionaries demanded the immediate return of the Royal Court to mainland Portugal in order to "restore the metropolitan dignity". Continental Portugal or Mainland Portugal (Portugal Continental is the designation of the Mainland Portuguese territory located on Europe In fact, the liberal revolution of 1820 forced the return of John VI of Portugal. John VI (13 May 1767 &ndash 10 March 1826 ( Portuguese João, ʒʊˈɐ̃ũ the Clement ( Port It was also demanded a constitutional monarchy to be set up in Portugal. A constitutional monarchy, or a limited monarchy, is a form of Constitutional Government, wherein either an elected or hereditary Monarch is Finally, the revolutionaries wanted to restore Portuguese exclusivity of trade with Brazil, reverting Brazil to the status of a colony (officially the "Principality of Brazil") instead of Kingdom of Brazil which was one of the constituent parts of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves. In the History of Brazil, Colonial Brazil comprises the period from 1500 with the arrival of the Portuguese, until 1815 when Brazil was elevated In the History of Brazil, Colonial Brazil comprises the period from 1500 with the arrival of the Portuguese, until 1815 when Brazil was elevated The United Kingdom of Portugal Brazil and the Algarves was a monarchy consisting of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarve.
After João VI returned to Portugal in 1821 due to the Liberal Revolution of 1820 that had erupted in the city of Porto, his heir-apparent Pedro became regent of the Kingdom of Brazil. Pedro I (ˈpedɾuin Brazilian Portuguese and in European Portuguese; English: Peter of Alcantara Francis Anthony John Charles Xavier of Paula Following a series of political events and disputes, Brazil conquered its independence from Portugal on September 7, 1822. The Brazilian Declaration of Independence comprised a series of political events occurred in 1821-1825 most of which involved disputes between colonial Brazil and Portugal Events 1251 BC - A Solar eclipse on this date might mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes Greece. Year 1822 (MDCCCXXII was a Common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Sunday of the On October 12, 1822, Pedro was acclaimed as the first Emperor of Brazil. Events 539 BC - The army of Cyrus the Great of Persia takes Babylon. Year 1822 (MDCCCXXII was a Common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Sunday of the He was crowned on December 1, 1822. Events 800 - Charlemagne judges the accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican Year 1822 (MDCCCXXII was a Common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Sunday of the