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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Francisco Franco
IPA: [fɾan'θisko 'fɾaŋko]) or Francisco Franco Bahamonde headed and later formally became head of state of Spain from October 1936, and of all of Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975.
Francisco Franco Bahamonde was born in 1892 in Spain's north-western naval town of Ferrol.
Franco was devastated by the fall of the monarchy on April 14, 1931.
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 Francisco Franco killer file
Franco's father is a paymaster in the Spanish naval administrative corps.
Franco's career is halted when the leftist leaders of the new Spanish republic (known as the Second Republic) adopt a policy to reform the army.
Franco is declared 'generalisimo', (commander-in-chief), and 'jefe de estado' (head of state) of the Nationalist regime on 29 September.
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  Franco, Francisco - ninemsn Encarta
Franco, Francisco (1892-1975), Spanish general and authoritarian leader (caudillo), who governed Spain from 1939 to 1975.
Francisco Franco Bahamonde was born in 1892 in Spain's north-western naval town of Ferrol.
Franco was devastated by the fall of the monarchy on April 14, 1931.
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  Francisco Franco - MSN Encarta
Francisco Franco (1892-1975), Spanish military leader who rose to power during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and went on to rule Spain as dictator from 1939 until 1975.
Franco wanted to follow a family tradition by pursuing a career in the navy, but government cutbacks in the size of the naval officer corps pushed him in another direction.
Franco became frustrated with the growing strength of the Spanish left and felt that Communism posed the greatest threat to the world, and particularly to Spain.
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 Francisco Franco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Franco was born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain on December 4, 1892.
Franco, already general of a Division and assessor to the war minister, was put in command of the operations directed to suppress the insurgency.
Franco had to face the problem of how to move his troops to the Iberian Peninsula, because most units of the Navy had remained in control of the republic and were blocking the Strait of Gibraltar.
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 Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The death of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco during the first season of Saturday Night Live in 1975 served as the source of one of the first catch phrases from SNL to enter the general lexicon.
The imminent death of Franco was a headline story on the NBC news for a number of weeks prior to his death on November 20.
After Franco's death, Chevy Chase, reader of the news on Saturday Night Live's comedic news segment Weekend Update, announced the dictator's death and read a quotation from Richard Nixon: "General Franco was a loyal friend and ally of the United States.
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 Francisco Franco - Encyclopedia.com
Franco dealt ruthlessly with his opposition and established a firmly controlled corporative state.
The greater de facto freedom allowed growing vocal opposition to Franco's regime, even from the Falange, whose exclusion from power was increased after the appointment of Luis Carrero Blanco as vice premier.
Franco, however, firmly maintained his position of power, even after the assassination of Carrero Blanco in 1973.
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 Francisco Franco
Francisco Franco, the son of a naval postmaster, was born in El Ferrol, Spain, on 4th December, 1892.
Franco now concentrated his forces on the now isolated Madrid and its defenders eventually surrendered the city on 31st March.
Franco's main demand was that Germany had to fully compensate Spain for the cost of any British blockade of the country.
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 Francisco Franco Biography and Summary
The Spanish general and dictator Francisco Franco (1892-1975) played a major role in the Spanish Civil War and became head of state of Spain in 1939.
Born at El Ferrol, a town in the northeastern Spanish province of Galicia, on December 4, 1892, Francisc...
IPA: [fɾan'θisko 'fɾanko]; December 4 1892 – November 20 (or possibly November 19 [*]) 1975), abbreviated Francisco Franco y Bahamonde and commonly known as Generalísimo Francis...
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 ::General Francisco Franco::
General Franco was born in 1892 and he died in 1975.
Franco is the man most linked to the army’s victory in the Spanish Civil War.
Franco was seen as the better bet of the two.
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 Francisco Franco - The Huffington Post
The Spanish government has tabled a bill in the lower house of parliament condemning Francisco Franco's dictatorship and recognise the rights of the victims of the 1936-1939 civil war, Spanish news agency EFE reports.
After the Civil War of 1936-39, the right-wing dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco embraced flamenco as a quintessentially Spanish genre that he saw as a force for unity in a country with disparate regions proud...
After the Civil War of 1936-39, the right-wing dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco embraced flamenco as a quintessentially Spanish genre that he saw as a force for unity in a country with disparate regions...
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 Francisco franco - Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Franco, Francisco   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Francisco Franco, sometimes known as Generalísimo Francisco Franco, was the Head of State of Spain in parts of the country from 1936 and in its entirety
Francisco Franco was born Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teodulo Franco Bahamonde on December 4, 1892 in Ferrol, Spain.
Francisco Franco maakte in de jaren '20 onder de dictatuur van Primo de Rivera carrière bij het Spaanse leger in Marokko.
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 Francisco Franco information - Search.com
Franco was born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain on December 4, 1892.
Franco, already general of a Division and assessor to the war minister, was put in command of the operations directed to suppress the insurgency.
Franco had to face the problem of how to move his troops to the Iberian Peninsula, because most units of the Navy had remained in control of the republic and were blocking the Strait of Gibraltar.
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 Bambooweb: Francisco Franco
Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco y Bahamonde Salgado Pardo (December 4, 1892 - November 20, 1975), abbreviated Francisco Franco Bahamonde and sometimes known as Generalísimo Francisco Franco, was head of state of Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975.
With the fall of the monarchy in 1931, Franco initially maintained an ambivalent attitude to the new Republic, not wishing to compromise his career by overt opposition.
Franco continued to rule as dictator of Spain until his death in 1975.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Francisco Franco   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco y Bahamonde Salgado Pardo de Andrade (December 4, 1892 – November 20, 1975), abbreviated Francisco Franco Bahamonde and sometimes known as Generalísimo Francisco Franco, was Head of State of Spain from 1936 until his death in 1975.
Franco soon gained a reputation as a good officer and joined the newly formed regulares colonial native troops with Spanish officials to improve his chances of swift advancement.
Franco died on November 20, 1975, on the same date as José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange.
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 General Franco, Francisco Franco, Spanish Civil War, Anarchism, Catholic, Catholicism, Spain
Francisco Franco, the Catholic Church and 2 million murders Note: the quotes you'll find here are from FRANCO by Paul Preston, Copyright 1994 by Basic Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. Numbers in [] refer to Preston's footnotes.
Franco's propaganda presented him as a modern Catholic Crusader: "The analogy was given the sanction of the Church on 30 September by the long pastoral letter, entitled 'The Two Cities', issued by the Bishop of Salamanca Dr Enrique Pli y Deniel.
Franco claimed to have sent instructions for greater clemency to be shown to the rabble (masse incolte) and continued severity against 'leaders and criminals' as a result of which only one in every five of those tried was now being shot.
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 Francisco Franco Bahamonde
Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco y Bahamonde Salgado Pardo, abbreviated Francisco Franco Bahamonde and sometimes known as Generalísimo Francisco Franco, was head of state of Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975.
Franco soon gained a reputation as a meticulous and fearless officer and joined the newly formed regulares colonial troops to improve his chances of swift advancement.
Franco continued to rule as dictator of Spain until his death in 1975.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Franco.html   (1517 words)

  
 Franco, Francisco. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Franco dealt ruthlessly with his opposition and established a firmly controlled corporative state.
The greater de facto freedom allowed growing vocal opposition to Franco’s regime, even from the Falange, whose exclusion from power was increased after the appointment of Luis Carrero Blanco as vice premier.
Franco, however, firmly maintained his position of power, even after the assassination of Carrero Blanco in 1973.
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 Francisco Franco Bahamonde, Dictator of the Month, July, 2004
Franco soon gained a reputation as a meticulous and fearless officer and joined the newly formed regulares colonial troops to improve his chances of swift advancement.
Franco continued to rule as dictator of Spain until his death in 1975.
With the end of World War II, Franco and Spain were forced to suffer the economic consequences of the isolation imposed on it by nations such as the United Kingdom and the United States.
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Francisco Franco Bahamonde nació en el Ferrol, la madrugada del 4 de diciembre de 1892.
A partir de entonces, Francisco Franco implantó en España un régimen anti-liberal y corporativo.
Aquí encontrarás varias frases célebres del "caudillo", Francisco Franco.
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 Francisco Franco Behamonde - biography and Hausser / Elastolin portrait figures
Franco was born on December 4, 1892, in El Ferrol, Spain.
Franco became a national hero for his role in suppressing revolts in Morocco, and at the age of 33 he was made brigadier general.
In February 1936 Franco was send to a command in the Canary Islands by the left wing Spanish government.
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 Francisco Franco   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For some people known as Generalísimo Francisco Franco was head of state of Spain from 1939 until his death in 1975.
Becoming the youngest general in any European in 1926 Franco was appointed director of newly created Joint Military Academy in Zaragoza where cadets were taught the brutal of the irregular war in Morocco.
Franco is at Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos a site he had built as tomb of el Ausente.
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 Francisco Franco - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco y Bahamonde (December 4 1892 – November 20 1975), abbreviated Francisco Franco Bahamonde and sometimes known as Generalisimo Francisco Franco, was the dictator and Head of State of Spain from 1936/1939 until his death in 1975.
Franco died on November 20, 1975, at the age of 82 -- the same date as José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange.
Franco is buried at Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos, a site built by forced prisoners of the Spanish Civil War as the tomb of el Ausente (the absent one).
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 Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal: Francisco Franco Is Still Dead
Franco's admirers often point to his behavior during WWII as proof of his skill but the documentary record shows clearly that there were times, notably after the invasion of the Soviet Union, when he was panting to join the Axis.
Franco was a very adroit politician who was good at balancing the different components of his regime and at different times, this resulted in a regime with somewhat different features.
Franco was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in the early 60s and by the end of the decade was probably demented and functioning as a figurehead for a group of mediocre courtiers.
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