A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury. — Alexander Tytler

Charles III

(Charles III of Spain)

d. 1789
Civilization: Hispanic — Spain
   Field of Renown:  monarch — King
Era:  Bourbon

Enlightened' King of Spain who tried to modernize Spain. Attempted financial reforms and suppressed the Jesuit order.

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Spanish Bourbons  in  The Romance of Spanish History  by  John S.C. Abbott
Charles the Third  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner