History of The Falkland Islands

The history of the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas) goes back at least five hundred years, with active exploration and colonisation only taking place in the 18th century. Nonetheless, the islands have been a matter of controversy, as they have been claimed by the French, British, Spaniards and Argentines at various points.

Read more about History Of The Falkland Islands:  Pre-European Discovery, European Discovery, Early Colonisation, Inter-colonial Period, Argentine Colonisation Attempts, British Return, British Colonisation, Post-war

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