Tuesday, November 20, 2007


Photograph:Francisco Franco, 1954.

Francisco Franco, 1954.

[born December 4, 1892, El Ferrol, Spain
- died November 20, 1975, Madrid]

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Franco, Francisco (Encyclopædia Britannica)
general and leader of the Nationalist forces that overthrew the Spanish democratic republic in the Spanish Civil War (1936–39); thereafter he was the head of the government of Spain until 1973 and head of state until his death in 1975.

Spain : The Second Republic (Encyclopædia Britannica)
The history of the Second Republic falls into four distinct phases: (1) the Provisional Government, which lasted until the religious issue forced its resignation in October 1931, (2) the governments of the Left Republicans and Socialists, which ruled from October 1931 and were defeated in the ...

Franco, Francisco (Britannica Student Encyclopedia)
(1892–1975). Unlike many other modern dictators, Francisco Franco was soft-spoken and religious. He began his long reign as the dictator of Spain in 1939.
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