Category Archives: Consorcio Militar

Last meeting of the Commission in 2023 Permanent of the Military Consortium of Menorca

This Wednesday, November 23, the fourth and last meeting of this year of the Permanent Commission of the Military Consortium of Menorca (COMPER) was held at the Palace of Isabel II. The event took place in the meeting room of the former headquarters of the Military Government of Menorca, instead of the usual one for. . .

Conference “Enlightenment in Military Education”

The new multipurpose room of the Palace of Isabel II of Mahón (former headquarters of the Military Government), inaugurated on May 30, will host next Tuesday, December 12, the second conference of the cycle dedicated to the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Consortium of the Military Museum of Menorca and. . .

The Military Museum of Menorca does not stop receiving visitors since its remodeling of part of the museum story

On October 26, we had the pleasure of receiving a visit from a group belonging to the “Calabria” Day Center in Mahón at the Military Historical Museum of Menorca. Led by Elena Taboada, our visitors were always interested in the details and explanations of the visit. We hope to have contributed to alleviating the difficulties. . .

Tribute to the fallen at the Mahón Municipal Cemetery

This morning the Armed Forces celebrated Memorial Day for the Homeland in the Municipal Cemetery of Mahón. The event was presided over by Colonel Víctor Manuel Herrero Álvarez and the attendees participated, first of all, in the Holy Mass celebrated in the Santuari de la Mare de Déu de Gràcia. At the end of it,. . .

Sunsets from the viewpoints of the Isabell II Fortress, La Mola

The sunsets in Menorca are spectacular, but from the Isabel II Fortress they exceed all expectations. We never tire of seeing these sunsets every day of the week from La Mola and, in addition, every Friday the guided tour service of the fortress is offered, which ends on one of our balconies to enjoy the. . .

The Spanish and Portuguese empire between the end of the 16th century and the middle of the 17th century

Since the end of the 15th century with the discovery and colonization of America, Spain began to set up a domain space, an Empire. The joint deed of reckless men eager for glory and riches, moral and religious principles to transmit (and often impose), and the wise direction of intelligent and daring leaders, shaped a. . .

The story behind the admiral Farragut and its connection with Menorca

Admiral David Farragut is recognized as one of the greatest heroes of the United States Navy. However, what many may not yet know is that Farragut has a close connection with the island of Menorca. In this article, we will explore Admiral Farragut’s relationship with this beautiful island through his history and discover how his. . .

Visit to Menorca of the Spanish Commission of Military History (CEHISMI)

The Spanish Commission of Military History (CEHISMI) held its regular monthly meeting last October 2 on the Island, under the presidency of the Lieutenant General of the Marine Infantry, His Excellency. Mr. Francisco de Paula Bisbal Pons, director of CESEDEN and President of CEHISMI. Taking advantage of their stay on the Island, the members of. . .

“In memoriam” by the writer and surgeon Alejandro Fernández, author of two publications edited by the Consortium

The Menorca Military Consortium pays tribute to Dr. Alejandro Fernández following his death on September 15. A doctor-surgeon by profession and a sailor at heart, as reflected in his obituary published in the local press of Menorca, he was the author of two works published by the Consortium. The title of the first: “A Menorcan. . .

Scottish draftsman John Archer’s report on the French bombardment of the castle of San Felipe (1756)

Among the collections of the Royal Trust we can find an unprecedented manuscript of about fifty pages written by the (presumably) Scottish engineer John Archer, which explains the reasons why some British commanders, entrenched in the Castle of San Felipe, did not want to capitulate to the French who finally occupied Menorca between 1756 and. . .

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