Which European country used to have its capital outside Europe?
On November 29,1807, Braganza royal family and its court of nearly 15,000 people escaped from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro, shortly before Napoleonic forces invaded Lisbon. For thirteen years, Rio de Janeiro functioned as the capital of the Kingdom of Portugal.
reach: rather globalBrazilhistoryhistory of Brazilhistory of Europehistory of Portugalhistory of South AmericaPortugalRio de JaneiroSouth America
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