HOME
TheInfoList



Palacio De Las Cortes, Madrid
Palacio de las Cortes is a building in Madrid Madrid (, ) is the capital and most-populous city of Spain , * gl, Reino de España, * oc, Reiaume d'Espanha, , , image_flag = Bandera de España.svg , image_coat = Escudo de España (mazonado).svg , national_motto = , na ... where the Spanish Congress of Deputies meet. It is located on the Calle Zorrilla and the Carrera de San Jerónimo, near the Paseo del Prado. It was built by Narciso Pascual Colomer from 1843 to 1850. in the neoclassic style and is one of the most emblematic buildings of Madrid from the 19th century. The building came to international attention during the attempted coup d'état A coup d'état (; French for "blow of state") or coup is the removal and seizure of a government and its powers. Typically, it is an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power by a political faction, the military, or a dictator. Many scholars co ... known in Spain as the ' 23-F', in 1981. Antonio Tejero, a ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Neoclassical Architecture
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style An architectural style is a set of characteristics and features that make a building or other structure notable or historically identifiable. It is a sub-class of Style (visual arts), style in the visual arts generally, and most styles in architec ... produced by the Neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century in Italy Italy ( it, Italia ), officially the Italian Republic ( it, Repubblica Italiana, links=no ), is a country consisting of a Northern Italy, continental part, delimited by the Alps, a Italian Peninsula, peninsula and List of islands of Italy, se ... and France France (), officially the French Republic (french: link=no, République française), is a country primarily located in Western Europe, consisting of metropolitan France and Overseas France, several overseas regions and territories. The metro ... which then became one the most prominent and iconic architectural styles in the Western ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]



picture info

Guardia Civil
The Civil Guard ( es, Guardia Civil; ) is the oldest law enforcement agency in Spain and is one of two national police forces. As a gendarmerie force, it is Spanish Armed Forces, military in nature and is responsible for civil police, policing under the authority of both the Ministry of the Interior (Spain), Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Defence (Spain), Ministry of Defence. The role of the Ministry of Defence is limited except in times of war when the Ministry has exclusive authority. The corps is colloquially known as the ' (reputable). In annual surveys, it generally ranks as the national institution most valued by Spaniards, closely followed by other law enforcement agencies and the military. It has both a regular national role and undertakes specific foreign peacekeeping missions and is part of the European Gendarmerie Force. As a national gendarmerie force, the ''Guardia Civil'' was modeled on the French National Gendarmerie and has many similarities. As part ...
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]