Timeline of Madrid

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

Prior to 17th centuryEdit

17th centuryEdit

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

18th centuryEdit

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 centuryEdit

Map of Madrid, 1857

20th centuryEdit

The Monument to Alfonso XII was finished in 1922

21st centuryEdit

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

See alsoEdit


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  4. ^ Exequies and Funeral of Isabel de Borbon, Queen of Spain, at the Real Convento de San Geronimo, Madrid. Treasures in Full: Renaissance Festival Books. British Library. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  5. ^ a b Baedeker 1908.
  6. ^ Stephen Rose (2005). "Chronology". In Tim Carter and John Butt (ed.). Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Music. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-79273-8.
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  11. ^ "Kingdom of Spain". International Encyclopedia of the Stock Market. Fitzroy Dearborn. 1999. ISBN 978-1-884964-35-0.
  12. ^ a b James Trager (1995), The Food Chronology, New York: Henry Holt, OL 1275146M
  13. ^ "Naval Museum: Historia". Armada Española. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  14. ^ Calvert 1909.
  15. ^ Vernon N. Kisling, ed. (2000). "Zoos and Aquariums of the World (chronological list)". Zoo and Aquarium History. USA: CRC Press. ISBN 978-1-4200-3924-5.
  16. ^ "Chronology of Catholic Dioceses: Spain". Norway: Oslo katolske bispedømme (Oslo Catholic Diocese). Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  17. ^ United States. Commission to the Madrid exposition, 1892 (1895), Report of the United States commission to the Columbian historical exposition at Madrid, 1892-93, Washington, D.C.: Govt. Print. Office, OL 23368503M
  18. ^ "Spain". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1910. hdl:2027/njp.32101072368408.
  19. ^ a b c Tom Dunmore (2011). Historical Dictionary of Soccer. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-7188-5.
  20. ^ a b c d e "Alterations to the municipalities in the Population Censuses since 1842: Madrid". Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain). Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  21. ^ a b c d e f "Movie Theaters in Madrid". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
  22. ^ Francisco J. Romero Salvadó (2013). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-5784-1.
  23. ^ "Madrid". ArchNet. Archived from the original on 2007-12-24.
  24. ^ a b BBC News. "Timeline". Spain Profile. Retrieved July 27, 2013.
  25. ^ Museo del Traje. Centro de Investigación del Patrimonio Etnológico. "Historia" (in Spanish). Madrid: Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  26. ^ Angel Smith (2009). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of Spain (2nd ed.). Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6267-8.
  27. ^ "Population of Capital Cities and Cities of 100,000 or More Inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2011. United Nations Statistics Division. 2012.
  28. ^ M. Kimmelman (December 26, 2011). "In Madrid's Heart, Park Blooms Where a Freeway Once Blighted". New York Times. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  29. ^ "Madrid Rio: Highway Tunnel Project". Walking Bostonian. 29 December 2011 – via Blogspot.
  30. ^ "Spanish mayors". City Mayors.com. London: City Mayors Foundation. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  31. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica Book of the Year. 2013. ISBN 978-1-62513-103-4.
  32. ^ "Anti-austerity strikes sweep southern Europe". Reuters. November 14, 2012. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
  33. ^ "Un parque con horario nórdico en Valdebebas", El Mundo (in Spanish), Madrid, 2015-03-27


in EnglishEdit

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. (eds.). 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 languagesEdit

  • "Madrid". Castilla la Nueva. Recuerdos y bellezas de España [es] (in Spanish). Vol. 1. 1853. hdl:2027/ucm.5325879622.
  • Eusebio Blasco (1873), Madrid por dentro y por fuera: Guia de forasteros incautos [Madrid inside and out: stranger's guide] (in Spanish), Julian Peña, OCLC 34689580, OL 23446308M
  • Madame d'Aulnoy (1874), Mme B. Carey (ed.), La cour et la ville de Madrid vers la fin du XVIIe siècle [The court and the city of Madrid in the late seventeenth century] (in French), Paris: E. Plon et cie, OL 24403114M
  • Timoteo Domingo Palacio, ed. (1888), Documentos del Archivo General de la villa de Madrid [Documents from the Archives of the City of Madrid] (in Spanish), Madrid: Impr. y Lit. Municipal v.4
  • "Madrid". Brockhaus' Konversations-Lexikon (in German) (14th ed.). Leipzig: Brockhaus. 1908.

External linksEdit

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