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Fort Borbon - History
... Initially, Fort Borbón was established as a guard post by order of King Carlos IV of Spain with the purpose of withstanding attacks by the natives and the Portuguese on the ... On October 17, 1791, Viceroy of Río de la Plata ordered the creation of Fort Borbón ... of the province of Paraguay, Joaquín Alós y Brú, ordered the establishment of two forts in the north Borbón and San Carlos del Apa to restrict the advance of ...

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