South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is a British overseas territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean. It is a remote and inhospitable collection of islands, con...
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South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands sovereignty dispute
The sovereignty of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is disputed between the United Kingdom and Argentina. The United Kingdom claimed South Georgia in 1775, annexed the islands in 1908, an...
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Juan Díaz de Solís
Juan Díaz de Solís (1470 – 20 January 1516) was a 16th Century navigator and explorer.
His origins are disputed. One document records him as a Portuguese in the service of Spain (having possibly b...
Falklands War
The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war...
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Argentine irredentism
Argentine irredentism refers to the idea of Argentina's sovereignty over the British Overseas Territories of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, along with the dispute ...
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History of Mar del Plata
The first European navigator to visit the beaches and cliffs of what one day would become Mar del Plata was Sir Francis Drake in his 1577 circumnavigation voyage. He introduced the name Cape Lobos in ...
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Kingdom of Araucanía and Patagonia
The Kingdom of Araucanía and Patagonia (Spanish: Reino de la Araucanía y de la Patagonia; French: Royaume d'Araucanie et de Patagonie, sometimes referred to as New France) was the name of a pr...
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Juan Perez de Zurita
Juan Pérez de Zurita (1516 - c. 1595) was a Spanish Conquistador, the son of Alonso Díaz de Zurita, native of Cañete de las Torres and Inés Fernández de Córdova. In 1536 he began his military career. ...
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Governorate of the Río de la Plata
The Governorate of the Río de la Plata (1549−1776) (Spanish: Gobernación del Río de la Plata) was one of the governorates of the Spanish Empire. It was created in 1549 by Spain in the area around ...
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Ulrich Schmidl
Ulrich Schmidl or Schmidel (1510 in Straubing - 1579 in Regensburg) was a German Landsknecht, conquistador, explorer, chronicler and councilman. Schmidl was, beside Hans Staden, one of the few the Lan...
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Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute
Sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas in Spanish) is disputed between Argentina and the United Kingdom.The British claim to sovereignty dates from 1690, and the United Kingdom has exer...
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Juan de Garay
Juan de Garay (1528–1583) was a Spanish conquistador.Garay's bithplace is disputed. Some say it was in the Castile city of Junta de Villalba de Losa, while others argue he was born in the area o...
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Occupation of the Falkland Islands
The occupation of the Falkland Islands and of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (Spanish: Gobernación Militar de las Islas Malvinas, Georgias del Sur y Sandwich del Sur "Military Admini...
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Puna de Atacama dispute
The Puna de Atacama dispute, sometimes referred to as Puna de Atacama Lawsuit (Spanish: Litigio de la Puna de Atacama), was a border dispute involving Argentina, Chile and Bolivia in the 19th century ...
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Beagle conflict
The Beagle conflict was a border dispute between Chile and Argentina over the possession of Picton, Lennox and Nueva islands and the scope of the maritime jurisdiction associated with those islands th...
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Anton Higueras de Santana
Anton Higueras de Santana (1557 – 1619) was a Spanish military expeditionary, conqueror resident and Mayor of Ciudad de La Santísima Trinidad y Puerto de Santa María del Buen Ayres, he arrived togethe...
State of Buenos Aires
The State of Buenos Aires (Estado de Buenos Ayres) was a secessionist republic resulting from the overthrow of the Argentine Confederation government in the Province of Buenos Aires on Sep...
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Southern Patagonian Ice Field
The Southern Patagonian Ice Field (Spanish: Hielos Continentales or Campo de Hielo Sur), located at the Southern Patagonic Andes between Argentina and Chile, is the world's second largest contiguo...
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Francisco de Salas Reynoso
Francisco de Salas was an Captain, Mayor, Councillor and Lieutenant Governor and Justice major in Ciudad de Trinidad y Puerto de Buenos Aires.
Francisco de Salas Videla Reynoso was born in Esquivi...
Misiones Province
Misiones ([miˈsjones], Missions) is one of the 23 provinces of Argentina, located in the northeastern corner of the country in the Mesopotamiсa region. It is surrounded by Paraguay to the northwest, B...
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Cordillera of the Andes Boundary Case 1902 (Argentina, Chile)
The Cordillera of the Andes Boundary Case (Spanish: Laudo limítrofe entre Argentina y Chile de 1902 was a British arbitration in 1902 that established the present day boundaries between Argentina ...
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Domingo Martínez de Irala
Domingo Martínez de Irala (c. 1509 Bergara, Gipuzkoa – c. 1556 Asunción, Paraguay) was a Spanish Basque conquistador.He headed for the Americas in 1535 enrolled in the expedition of Pedro de Mendoza a...