Frequent question: Did Spain and Portugal ever fight?

Spanish–Portuguese War (1762–63), known as the Fantastic War. Spanish–Portuguese War (1776–77), fought over the border between Spanish and Portuguese South America. War of the Oranges in 1801, when Spain and France defeated Portugal in the Iberian Peninsula, while Portugal defeated Spain in South America.

When did Spain and Portugal become rivals?

Explain the rivalry between Spain and Portugal during the fifteenth century in the “Age of Discovery.” The rivalry between Spain and Portugal in the “Age of Discovery” caused Spain, a rising power, to seek a new route to Asia like the one Portugal had found around the southern tip of Africa.

Does Spain Hate Portugal?

Spaniards do not hate Portugal at most we just do not think too much of them. Come on, where did you get that idea from? People in the Iberian Peninsula have lived together for endless centuries and of late both countriess are members of the European Union.

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