Pombaline reforms were a revolutionary set of reforms that implemented significant changes in Lisbon's urban planning, infrastructure, governance, trade and education. These reforms were introduced by the Marquis of Pombal in response to the devastating Lisbon earthquake. The aim was to not only rebuild the city but also improve the overall living conditions and stimulate the economy.

Beyond their impact on Lisbon, the Pombaline reforms had far-reaching effects in Portugal and its colony, Brazil. However, they faced opposition from the nobility and the Catholic Church, making them controversial.

Let’s look deeper into the impact of these reforms on Lisbon.

But first, it is important to understand the role of Marquis de Pombal. Who was the Marquis of Pombal?

Pombaline Reforms in Lisbon: Transforming Urban Planning, Infrastructure & other areas

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