Timeline of Madrid

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Madrid, Spain.

Prior to 17th century[edit]

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17th century[edit]

Small bridge in and view of the Paseo del Prado in mid-18th century by Italian painter Antonio Joli

18th century[edit]

View of Calle de Alcalá in mid-18th century by Italian painter Antonio Joli
The San Francisco el Grande Basilica was finished in 1784

19th century[edit]

Map of Madrid, 1857

20th century[edit]

The Monument to Alfonso XII was finished in 1922

21st century[edit]

Plaque in memory of the victims of the 2004 Madrid train bombings

See also[edit]


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  33. ^ "Un parque con horario nórdico en Valdebebas", El Mundo (in Spanish), Madrid, 2015-03-27


in English[edit]

Published in the 18th-19th century
Published in the 20th century
Published in the 21st century
  • J. Maldonado (2005). "Madrid". In Anton Kreukels; et al. Metropolitan Governance and Spatial Planning: Comparative Case Studies of European City-Regions. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-134-49606-8.
  • David Gilmour (2012). "Madrid". Cities of Spain. Random House. ISBN 978-1-4481-3833-3.

in other languages[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°24′N 3°41′W / 40.400°N 3.683°W / 40.400; -3.683