In September 1868 a mix of military and civil bandits dethroned queen Isabel II, starting a period of democratic rule.
1869 · Constitution of 1869
The constitution approved by the provisional government that took power after Queen Isabel II flees to France. It is the valid constitution used during the rein of King Amadeo I.
1872 · Third Carlist War
"Carlos, duke of Madrid, aka ""Carlos VII"", takes over as king, gives Catalonia recognition. Tensions rise among Carlists and the Bourbons. Several battles take place between the two factions. The Carlist side is forced out and Carlos escapes to France."
Galician and Spanish (Vázquez): variant of Vásquez ( see Vasquez ).