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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In sharp contrast stand Francisco Franco's efforts to rescue Jews.
It's now 70 years since idealistic young Brits like Jack fought in the Spanish Civil War to defeat Francisco Franco's fascists, who were backed by Mussolini.
The move came as Francisco Franco's health deteriorated.
Part of this decline can be explained by the reaction to Francisco Franco's 35-year rule after his demise in 1975.
The days in which Barcelona was a symbol of Catalan resistance to General Francisco Franco's dictatorship are long gone but not forgotten.
Hardly unusual, given that they spent eons under Francisco Franco's military dictatorship when - according to Basil Fawlty - he even had all the rats shot.
American amateurs faced General Francisco Franco's mostly professional army.
Spain yesterday passed historic legislation condemning General Francisco Franco's coup and the nearly 40-year dictatorship that followed.
A federal judge in Argentina in September 2013 called for the extradition of Antonio Gonzalez Pacheco, known as "Billy the Kid", along with another former Spanish policeman, accusing them of torturing prisoners in the latter years of General Francisco Franco's regime.