Francisco Franco


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Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)

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A mass grave were found in 2010 the remains of the bodies of those killed by forces of the dictator Francisco Franco in 1936 is seen in the area known as La Pedraja
26 abril de 1937 sera sempre lembrado como o dia nefasto em que a forca aerea alema, que havia chegado na Espanha para participar na guerra civil ao lado General Francisco Franco e suas tropas falangistas, bombardeou e destruiu a cidade de Guernica, santuario do pais Basco.
As Spain's democratic government struggled against a fascist uprising led by Francisco Franco, and aided by Hitler and Mussolini, American volunteers rushed to Spain--and many lost their lives.
How distressing it is to learn that our beloved FDR abdicated his principles as leader of the free world by giving his blessings to those corporations who helped the Fascist Francisco Franco defeat the Spanish Second Republic in the Spanish Civil War.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) leader Selahattin DemirtaE- said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoy-lu's analogy between the historic Sur district of Diyarbakyr and the Spanish city of Toledo -- known for its historic struggle with Spain's fascist regime -- reveals his similarity to fascist dictator Francisco Franco.
BORN CRAZY Horse, native American leader, 1840 FRANCISCO Franco, Spanish dictator, 1892 TYRA Banks, US super model, 1973, above DIED THOMAS Hobbes, English philosopher, 1679 FRANK Zappa, US rock musician, 1993, above SOCRATES, Brazilian footballer, 2011 EVENTS 1961: Women who wish to take oral contraception may do so on the National Health Service.
Atado y bien atado", dijo Francisco Franco en 1969 al explicar que el entramado legal estaba listo para dejarle el poder a Juan Carlos de Borbon.
Other than the implicated foreign leaders, readily characterized by universal consensus (Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin on one side and Churchill and FDR on the other), Francisco Franco (18921975) has been portrayed, alternately, as either the most demonized or the most lionized European leader of recent memory.
Juan Carlos took the throne in 1975 after the death of the dictator Francisco Franco and reigned for 39 years.
A statue of Francisco Franco in the city of Melilla.
In 1975, after nearly four decades of absolute rule, Spain's General Francisco Franco died, two weeks before his 83rd birthday.
The numbers do not include the countless rapes, torture, and bombing of innocent civilians; the systematic abuse of women and children; and other atrocities perpetrated by both sides but mostly by the followers of Francisco Franco.
He allowed himself to be appointed heir apparent to the dictator, Francisco Franco, in 1969 in the hope of finding a peaceful exit from authoritarianism and rebuilding civic organisations and a party system.
Juan Carlos, monte sur le trone a la mort de Francisco Franco en novembre 1975, est devenu populaire en menant la transition de l'Espagne vers la democratie, avant de connaitre une fin de regne marquee notamment par des ennuis de sante, et des scandales financiers touchant en 2011, sa fille l'infante Cristina, et son mari Inaki Urdangarin.
King Juan Carlos, who is 76, has ruled since 1975, taking over after the death of dictator Francisco Franco.