Azores, Portugal Genealogy • FamilySearch
Later, Flemish settlers came to the islands, as did Italians, Scots, English, Bretons, and some Jewish farmers. The Azores were occupied by Spain from 1580 - 1640 and used as a base for Spanish ships. Long considered a colony of Portugal, the Azores became an autonomous or self-governing region of Portugal in 1976.
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