Elliot Fernandez

Maps for the study of history

Maps are an excellent support for understanding historical processes both past and present.
Elliot Fernandez
Elliot Fernandez
He has a degree in History from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2009) and a Master's in World History from Pompeu Fabra University (2011).
Post on 2022-10-03

Urban population in Catalonia in 1900 (map)

In 1900 Catalonia had a population of 1,984,115, of which 1,052,977 (53%) lived in the province of Barcelona.

Map: Population of European cities in the 19th century

The urban population in Europe grew considerably throughout the 19th century as the Industrial Revolution progressed.

Map: Urban distribution of the Spanish population in the 19th century

In the 19th century, the population in Spain increased, thanks to the drop in mortality that initially caused a demographic transition, with strong increases in the population, passing in its final moments to a demographic stability thanks to the drop in the birth rate.