Real Academia de la Historia

The Real Academia de la Historia (RAH, 'Royal Academy of History') is a Spanish institution in Madrid that studies history "ancient and modern, political, civil, ecclesiastical, military, scientific, of letters and arts, that is to say, the different branches of life, of civilisation, and of the culture of the Spanish people". The Academy was established by royal decree of Philip V of Spain on 18 April 1738.[1]

Royal Academy of History
Native name
Spanish: Real Academia de la Historia
LocationMadrid, Spain
Coordinates40.4135°N 3.6989°W / 40.4135; -3.6989
ArchitectJuan de Villanueva
Official nameReal Academia de la Historia
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Designated1945
Reference no.RI-51-0001170
Location of Royal Academy of History in Spain