Lisbon was completely destroyed.
Lisbon was completely destroyed. Almost a third of the population was killed. And the religious asked: God, why are there disasters?
It was November 1, 1755. The people were honoring the saints on All Souls Day, gathered in prayer in the churches, when suddenly the earthquake struck.
Just after nine in the morning, the furniture in the houses shook, and suddenly dust and rubble flew everywhere. Buildings collapsed. Over a period of six minutes,...