Insurance culture

Quintas policy, conscription insurance

Throughout history, there have been various ways of recruiting troops to fill the ranks of armies everywhere. Military service recruitment turned to the use of various compulsory conscription systems. The Quintas [Fifths] is named thus for the system of selecting by lot every fifth man to serve their military service in the army.

The sinking of the Titanic

The Fundación MAPFRE Insurance Museum preserves among its collection a copy of the Lloyd’s Register of Shipping for the years 1912 and 1913, which reflects the...

The insurance of slaves

The collection of the Insurance Museum consists of a significant number of documents dealing with the most relevant aspects of insurance activities. In this issue of the La Fundación magazine, we are launching a new section that will analyze curious ...