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Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Portugal (1640-1910)


  • August 22 - Ottoman Soldiers take Lisbon and southern Portugal marking the beginning of rule under the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.


  • October 18 - Sultan Akif Osman of the Empire resigns, a regent is installed.


  • January 6 - Emperor Mathieu becomes Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
  • January 13 - The Ottoman Empire merges Spanish Portugal and Ottoman Portugal to reunite as one nation. It is then given independence. King Albertus I becomes King of Portugal.