1755 Lisbon earthquake

It is argued that the earthquake that hit Lisbon on November 1, 1755 drastically frustrated Portugal’s colonial fortunes. I’tisam al-Din refers to this earthquake as divine justice for all the menace the Portuguese brought to India and Bengal. [Note the last paragraph in this post.]

Some information about the 1755 quake:

Historical Depictions of the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake


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