Madeira 1815-1880 History of Northern Africa Madeira, 1918-1939





Madeira 1880-1918



According to a census of 1891, Madeira had 132,223 inhabitants. Around the turn of the century, the BANANA was introduced as an additional crop. In 1901, Madeira was granted a limited degree of autonomy.
In 1897 electricity was introduced on Madeira.
Stamps were issued for Madeira 1868-1898; for 1892-1905 stamps with the inscription Funchal were issued. From 1905 onward, stamps of the Acores were used in Madeira.



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History of Madeira, from SDM
Casa da Luz Electricity Museum, from madeira-island.com
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First posted on May 22nd 2001, last revised on March 19th 2005

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