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415 Visigoths invade Spain
711 Moors (Muslims) invade Spain
1085 Kingdom of Castile re-conquers Toledo from Moors
1094 Spanish knight El Cid takes Valencia from Moors
1118 Kingdom of Aragon captures Santiago from Moors
1212 Decisive victory of Spaniards over Moors
1266 Spain and Portugal finally throw off Moorish domination
1385 Portugal achieves independence from Spain
1433 Portuguese Henry the Navigator makes his first explorations

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