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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Four decades after the death of dictator Francisco Franco, Spain has not completely turned the page on his dictatorship as dozens of monuments honouring his regime are still scattered across the country.
In 1940, a year into World War II, German dictator Adolf Hitler invited Spanish strongman Francisco Franco to join forces with him in his quest to take over much of Europe.
Francisco Franco rejected repeated pressures and demands from Washington to join efforts to overthrow the Castro government.
Cohen does underscore the impact of Catholicism on the ideology of the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ("Even in the 1950s, Franco continued to call the repressive steps taken by his regime 'a crusade.
1978: Spain became a democracy and constitutional monarchy after 40 years of dictatorship under Francisco Franco.
The old order on the Right, the Nationalists led by Francisco Franco, fought to purge the country of the same communist forces that had already overtaken Russia and resurrected a Christian Spain.
The country was ruled by dictator Francisco Franco for decades until his death in 1975, Reuters reported.
The protest was called to mark the anniversary of the country's Second Republic, proclaimed on April 14, 1931, and followed by 40 years of dictatorship under General Francisco Franco after a 1936-39 civil war.
Payne does not evince any sympathy for the man who became the Nationalists' commander in chief, the pudgy and far from charismatic Francisco Franco.
In the summer of 1936, civil war erupted in Spain as nationalist rebels, led by Francisco Franco, challenged the government.
For example the chapter on the rise of fascism (1919-1945) includes the following subtopics: Neville Chamberlain, Francisco Franco, Sir Oswald Mosley, Benito Mussolini, and the Spanish Civil War.
The headline figure was the highest since current records began in 1976, the year after Spain's dictatorship ended with the death of Francisco Franco.
9 percent - was the highest since current records began in 1976, the year after Francisco Franco died and the country began its transition to democracy.
De quoi soulever la colere des Espagnols qui sont de plus en plus nombreux a descendre dans la rue, meme si ce n'est pas dans la culture d'un pays revenu a la democratie en 1978 apres une guerre civile et la dictature de Francisco Franco.
1936 Spanish Civil War starts as General Francisco Franco leads army forces in revolt against the government.