The document that declared Argentina's independence from Spain


Argentine Declaration of Independence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"What today is commonly referred as the Independence of Argentina was declared on 9 July 1816 by the Congress of Tucumán. In reality, the congressmen that were assembled in Tucumán declared the independence of the United Provinces of South America, which is still today one of the legal names of the Argentine Republic. The Federal League Provinces, at war with the United Provinces, were not allowed into the Congress. At the same time, several provinces from the Upper Peru that would later become part of present-day Bolivia, were represented at the Congress. ..."

Events of Interest

9 Jul 1816, in San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina

Web Pages

9 de Julio: Declaración de la Independencia
Including Spanish text of the Declaration