History of Manila

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Manila's history begins around 65,000 BC the time the Callao Man first settled in the Philippines, predating the arrival of the Negritos and the Malayo-Polynesians.wikipedia
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Manila

Manila, PhilippinesCity of ManilaMaynila
The nearby Angono Petroglyphs, are then dated to be around 3,000 BC and the earliest recorded history of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, dates back to the year 900 AD as recorded in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription.
Manila's mix of architectural styles reflects the turbulent history of the city and country.

Intramuros

Intramuros, ManilaManilawalled city
The seat of the Spanish government was situated within the fortified walls of Old Manila (now referred to as Intramuros meaning within the walls).

Maynila (historical polity)

Kingdom of MaynilaMaynilaRajahnate of Maynila
The official name of the city under its Malay aristocracy was Seludong/Selurung, which was the same name given for the general region of southwestern Luzon at that time, suggesting that it was the capital of Ancient Tondo.

Homo luzonensis

Callao ManCallao Bones
Manila's history begins around 65,000 BC the time the Callao Man first settled in the Philippines, predating the arrival of the Negritos and the Malayo-Polynesians.

Philippines

FilipinoPhilippinePhilippine Islands
Manila's history begins around 65,000 BC the time the Callao Man first settled in the Philippines, predating the arrival of the Negritos and the Malayo-Polynesians.

Negrito

NegritosNegritoesAtta
Manila's history begins around 65,000 BC the time the Callao Man first settled in the Philippines, predating the arrival of the Negritos and the Malayo-Polynesians.

Angono Petroglyphs

The nearby Angono Petroglyphs, are then dated to be around 3,000 BC and the earliest recorded history of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, dates back to the year 900 AD as recorded in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription.

Anno Domini

ADBCChristian era
The nearby Angono Petroglyphs, are then dated to be around 3,000 BC and the earliest recorded history of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, dates back to the year 900 AD as recorded in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription.

Laguna Copperplate Inscription

Laguna Copper PlateLCI900
The nearby Angono Petroglyphs, are then dated to be around 3,000 BC and the earliest recorded history of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, dates back to the year 900 AD as recorded in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription.

Pasig River

River PasigPasig
By the thirteenth century, the city consisted of a fortified settlement and trading quarter near the mouth of the Pasig River, the river that bisects the city into north and south.

Malays (ethnic group)

MalayMalaysMalay people
The official name of the city under its Malay aristocracy was Seludong/Selurung, which was the same name given for the general region of southwestern Luzon at that time, suggesting that it was the capital of Ancient Tondo.

Luzon

Luzon IslandNorthern LuzonLuzon, Philippines
The official name of the city under its Malay aristocracy was Seludong/Selurung, which was the same name given for the general region of southwestern Luzon at that time, suggesting that it was the capital of Ancient Tondo.

Colonialism

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Manila became the seat of the colonial government of Spain when it gained sovereignty over the Philippine Islands in 1565.

Spanish Empire

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Manila became the seat of the colonial government of Spain when it gained sovereignty over the Philippine Islands in 1565.

Sovereignty

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Manila became the seat of the colonial government of Spain when it gained sovereignty over the Philippine Islands in 1565.

Battle of Manila (1762)

Battle of ManilaManilaexpedition against Manila
In 1762 the city was captured and then occupied by Great Britain for two years as part of the Seven Years' War.

British occupation of Manila

British occupation of the PhilippinesBritish invasion of ManilaBritish Occupation
In 1762 the city was captured and then occupied by Great Britain for two years as part of the Seven Years' War.

Great Britain

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In 1762 the city was captured and then occupied by Great Britain for two years as part of the Seven Years' War.

Seven Years' War

Seven Years’ WarSeven Years WarThe Seven Years' War
In 1762 the city was captured and then occupied by Great Britain for two years as part of the Seven Years' War.

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila

Archbishop of ManilaArchdiocese of ManilaManila
The city remained the capital of the Philippines under the government of the provisional British governor, acting through the Archbishop of Manila and the Real Audiencia.

Real Audiencia

AudienciaAudiencia Realaudiencias
The city remained the capital of the Philippines under the government of the provisional British governor, acting through the Archbishop of Manila and the Real Audiencia.

Pampanga

Pampanga ProvincePampanga DayKapampangan
Armed resistance to the British was centered in Pampanga.

United States

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In 1898, Spain ceded control of the Philippines after over three hundred year of colonial rule to the United States after the Treaty of Paris (1898), which ended the Spanish–American War.

Treaty of Paris (1898)

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In 1898, Spain ceded control of the Philippines after over three hundred year of colonial rule to the United States after the Treaty of Paris (1898), which ended the Spanish–American War.

Battle of Manila (1898)

Battle of ManilaManilaBattle of Manila of 1898
In 1898, Spain ceded control of the Philippines after over three hundred year of colonial rule to the United States after the Treaty of Paris (1898), which ended the Spanish–American War.