Fort Borbón is a fort located in the Paraguayan Chaco; it was established to provide protection from the natives and Portuguese. After the Portuguese were expelled by Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, it was changed to its present name Fort Olimpo.
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... Since 1823, was renamed as Fort Olimpo in demonstration of the breaking bonds with the Spanish Crown ... With the new political distribution in 1992, the town of Fort Olimpo became the capital of the Alto Paraguay department and this, the place of the town council ...
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“You do not quite get what I mean. Herr Frankenstein was interested only in human life. First to destroy it, then recreate it. There you have his mad dream.”
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