tldr; Bitcoin has been hard forked dozens of times to intentionally create alternative protocols / networks / blockchains that are not Bitcoin. BitMEX has cataloged 21 known consensus changes throughout the 13-year history of Bitcoin. I believe there to be 6 consensus changes that could be argued to be hard forks.
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