Provisional Government (1868-1871)

The Provisional Government (1868-1871) was a Provisional Government formed in Spain between the overthrow of Queen Isabella II of Spain on 30 September 1868 after the Glorious Revolution, and the inauguration of the new King Amadeo I of Spain before the Cortes on 2 January 1871.

The revolutionary spirit that had overthrown the Spanish government in September 1868 lacked direction. It was a coalition of 3 parties : the Unión Liberal headed by Francisco Serrano, the Progressive Party headed by Juan Prim and the Democratic Party.

The Cortes rejected the notion of a Republic and chose for a Constitutional monarchy.

This period can be divided in two :


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