5 Minute History: The Devastating 1755 Earthquake in Lisbon, Portugal

In this episode, we explore the 1755 Lisbon #earthquake, one of the most devastating earthquakes in #history. We take you back to the day when the earthquake struck, describing the panic and chaos that ensued. We’ll also explore the disaster’s impact on Portugal’s #royal family, government, and economy, and its far-reaching implications for earthquake engineering and the study of seismology. Join us as we uncover the lessons learned from this tragedy and its impact on human societies.

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Host: Rebecca Larson

Edited by: Rebecca Larson 

Voice Over: David Black

Music: Ketsa, Alexander Nakarada, and Winnie the Moog

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