Chilean Independence Day commemorates the declaration of statehood within the Spanish monarchy by a criollo junta on September 18, 1810.
The catalyst was French Napoleon making his own brother the King of Spain.
Chilean Independence Day NYC 2023
We’re looking for Chilean things to do in NYC on Tuesday, September 18, 2023.
Celebrate Chilean Independence Day with DJ Christ Selekta and Cuecas at Drom in the East Village on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 11pm. From $35. 🇨🇱
Spaniards in the Americas remained loyal to Spain, but not the French King.
Criollos, Americans born into families from Spain, established self-government.
Chilean War of Independence
Royalist and Independence forces battled back and forth for many years. The independent republic was proclaimed on February 12, 1818.
Today Chile has a reputation as one of the more stable and economically developed countries in Latin America.