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  Francisco Largo Caballero - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Responding to this reversal of fortune, Largo Caballero abandoned his moderate positions, began to talk of "socialist revolution", and became the leader of the left (Marxist and revolutionary) wing of the UGT and the PSOE.
Largo Caballero despised the fears of a coup, and predicted that, were it to happen, a general strike would defeat it, opening the door to the workers' revolution.
Largo Caballero is survived by his granddaughter, Sonia Lellis, and two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Ryan Lellis, who reside in the United States.
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 Francisco Largo Caballero
Largo Caballero's views were attacked by Indalecio Prieto, the leader of the right-wing of the Socialist Party.
Largo Caballero served as minister of labour and formulated agrarian policies which called for the distribution of land to landless labourers.
Caballero, having arrived at the need to establish the institution of political commissars, so far has not been able to realize this, because of the extraordinary bureaucratic sluggishness of the syndicalists, whom he greatly criticizes and yet without whom he considers it impossible to undertake anything.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /SPcaballero.htm   (3069 words)

 Largo Caballero, Francisco - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
LARGO CABALLERO, FRANCISCO [Largo Caballero, Francisco], 1869-1946, Spanish Socialist leader and politician.
Rodríguez Zapatero, el provocador rojo: según el autor, hasta ahora el récord socialista de insensatez política era Largo Caballero.
Un caballero en la cancha.(TT: A gentleman on the court.)
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 Caballero - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bernardino Caballero, the President of Paraguay from 1880 until 1886 and founder of the Colorado Party
Caballero, member of the drum and bugle corps Hawthorne Caballeros
Fernán Caballero, pseudonym adopted from the name of a village in the province of Ciudad Real by the Spanish novelist Cecilia Francisca Josefa Arrom de Ayala
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 The Spanish Civil War
Francisco Largo Caballero and his government decided to leave Madrid on 6th November, 1936.
Largo Caballero appointed General José Miaja as commander of the Republican Army in Madrid.
Largo Caballero also came under pressure from Luis Companys not to take this action, fearing that this would breach Catalan autonomy.
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 Spanish Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its leader Largo Caballero, hailed as "the Spanish Lenin" by Pravda, told crowds that revolution was now inevitable.
Mola began serious planning in the spring, but General Francisco Franco hesitated until early July, inspiring other plotters to refer to him as "Miss Canary Islands 1936." Franco was a key player because of his prestige as a former director of the military academy and the man who suppressed the Socialist uprising of 1934.
At the time of the Civil War the PSOE was split between a right wing under Indalecio Prieto and Juan Negrín, and a left wing under Largo Caballero.
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 Largo: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
...Besteiro, the UGT vice-president, Francisco Largo Caballero, the editor of El Socialista...the senior figures in the UGT, Francisco Largo Caballero, who were determined not to repeat...practical trade unionists led by Francisco Largo Caballero, and those trade unionists who...
In Cerro Largo, Francisco and his wife Maria Angelica...father, working as a puestero in Cerro Largo the part of Uruguays eastern borderland...
Largo principal faces demotion over grades, discipline by Vaishali Honawar Terence Taylor, principal of Largo High School, which is under investigation by the Prince Georges...student misbehavior were creating an unsafe environment at Largo High School.
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 Spanish Civil War - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The commander of the Army of Africa was Francisco Franco, who would soon become the world's second shortest dictator (he was even smaller than Hitler and Mussolini, but nothing on Napoleon.
Francisco Franco wasn't quite so much as a loser as the other dictators of the 20th Century, but he was still a jerk who liked telling people what to do.
As is their custom, from 1955 the United States decided to do what they do best and waste lots of money on another country they have a strategic interest in (c.f.
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He appealed for conservative support by showing that Azana was at the mercy of the unions--as he was when in coalition with Largo Caballero.
The PSOE had been increasingly "bolshevized," and it was difficult for a social democrat, such as Largo Caballero, to control his party, which drifted leftward.
Largo Caballero made it clear that the Socialists would not cooperate in any government that did not adopt their program for nationalization, a policy as much guaranteed to break Spain in two and to provoke a civil war as the appointment of the CEDA-dominated government that Zamora had worked to prevent.
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 1937 World History - Din Timelines
Francisco Franco unites the Falange Espanola with the Carlists to form a single party.
Francisco Largo Caballero is replaced by Juan Negrin as head of the Republican government.
Francisco Largo Caballero announces his opposition to Juan Negrin.
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 La Cucaracha Spanish Civil War Diary October 1937
The new main board of the UGT expels their member and former prime minister Francisco Largo Caballero.
Caballero is traveling the country holding lectures against the growing Communist influence and Stalinism.
During a speech in the Madrid cinema 'Pardinas', criticizing the Spanish Communist Party PCE, Largo Caballero is arrested and placed under house arrest.
lacucaracha.info /scw/diary/1937/october/index.htm   (779 words)

 Largo Caballero Francisco: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Largo Caballero, the Republics prime minister...sacrifice for their fellow Gallegan, Francisco Franco.
Francisco Largo Caballero, known as the Spanish Lenin, became the dominant voice in the party and made increasingly revolutionary speeches...
Francisco Vindel nos dice cual, la de Sebastian...Pedro en su lamentacion: "En fin, el Caballero de la Triste Figura habia de ser aquel...
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 The Visual Front - Posters of the Spanish Civil War
On September 4, 1936, Francisco Largo Caballero was charged by the president of the Republic, Manuel Azaña, to form a government representative of the forces most active in the fight against the Nationalists.
Two months later, Largo Caballero reshuffled his cabinet to bring in the anarcho-syndicalist trade union CNT despite the fact that the CNT was the UGT's biggest rival.
Much of the propaganda issued during the Largo Caballero government exalted the UGT as the foundation of unity and attempted to assert the UGT's vision of revolution and military strategy above all others.
orpheus.ucsd.edu /speccoll/visfront/laugt.html   (403 words)

 Review of Ronald Radosh, Mary R. Habeck, and Grigory Sevostianov, eds. Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish ...
A notable exception is the Spanish edition of the memoirs of Francisco Largo Caballero, Prime Minister of the Spanish Republic September 1936 to May 1937.
He had no military experience, but by observing the battles and the shifting political pressures within the parties, unions and militias by 1937, he came to the conclusion that if the Popular Front won the war, he would be dumped as leader of the UGT union.
Communists betrayed Prime Minister Largo Caballero in 1937, socialist Prieto betrayed the anarchists, the CNT union anarchists betrayed the political FAI, Spanish Communists betrayed Comintern officials and vice versa, French comrades betrayed German comrades in the International Brigades, etc. What this generation needs to know is, what were the Soviets trying to do in Spain?
www.ess.uwe.ac.uk /genocide/reviewsw128.htm   (2701 words)

 "Lessons of People's War in Spain 1936-1939", from ProgressiveLaborMagazine, 1974
Largo had left the defense of the capital to Miaja, an incompetent Republican general of doubtful loyalty, and to a Defense Junta of trade union and Popular Front representatives.
Largo Caballero refused, but this was the last straw even for members of his own party.
Largo was ousted and Socialist Juan Negrin became Prime Minister.
www.plp.org /pl_magazine/pws.html   (6494 words)

 Spain's Socialist Surrender - Whistle Stopper Political Forums
When the PSOE leader,Francisco Largo Caballero became Prime Minister in September 1936, the country was already in the midst of civil war, with the Communists -- hence, Stalin’s --influence growing.
It is indicative of the ideological state of the party at the time that Largo Caballero, leader since 1925, was a relative moderate.
Following Francisco Franco’s nationalist victory, the PSOE in Spain was virtually destroyed for decades, and the exiled leadership further marginalized itself by retreating into dogmatic Marxism.
www.whistlestopper.com /forum/showthread.php?t=7750   (775 words)

 The Visual Front - Posters of the Spanish Civil War
The poster was released in Valencia, probably in late 1936 or early 1937, when Francisco Largo Caballero became prime minister of the Republican government.
It was not only the first time that the CNT had participated in an official government, but it marked one of the first times since October 1934 when the unions tried to put their differences aside and work together.
Under the guise of "winning the war," the PCE sought to curb Largo Caballero's revolutionary tendencies and to discredit the anarchist and socialist collectives.
orpheus.ucsd.edu /speccoll/visfront/unificacion.html   (422 words)

 Spanish civil war. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The second republic, proclaimed after the fall of the monarchy in 1931, was at first dominated by middle-class liberals and moderate socialists, among them Niceto Alcalá Zamora, Francisco Largo Caballero, and Manuel Azaña.
They began a broad-ranging attack on the traditional, privileged structure of Spanish society: Some large estates were redistributed; church and state were separated; and an antiwar, antimilitarist policy was proclaimed.
By Nov., 1936, the Nationalists had Madrid under siege, but while the new republican government of Francisco Largo Caballero (to which the anarchists had been admitted) struggled to organize an effective army, the first incoming International Brigade helped the Loyalists hold the city.
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 Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War (July 1936–April 1939) was a conflict in which the incumbent Second Spanish Republic and political left-wing groups fought against a right-wing nationalist insurrection led by General Francisco Franco, who eventually succeeded in ousting the Republican government and establishing a dictatorship.
The leaders of the rebellion were the generals Francisco Franco, Emilio Mola, and José Sanjurjo.
Sanjurjo was the unquestioned leader of the uprising, but he was killed in a plane crash on July 20 as he was going to Spain to take control of the rebel side.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/sp/spanish_civil_war.html   (3879 words)

 Socialist Party in Spain
Largo Caballero joined the dictatorship's Council of State.
Prieto wrote that "Largo Caballero is a fool who wants to appear clever.
Largo Caballero brought into his government other members of the Socialist Party including Angel Galarza (minister of the interior), Alvarez del Vayo (minister of foreign affairs), Juan Negrin (Finance) and Indalecio Prieto (Navy and Air) in his government.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /SPsocialist.htm   (2028 words)

 International Socialist Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As the promise of workers’ revolution was being dashed by the rise of fascism in Germany and the rise of Stalinism in the Soviet Union, the workers of Spain led a heroic fight against the 1936 uprising of General Francisco Franco.
In an attempt to widen support for the government, President Manuel Azaña invited the left Socialist and head of the UGT, Francisco Largo Caballero, to form a new government with Cabellero as prime minister.
Caballero was a reformist turned radical who combined fiery speeches in support of the revolution with continued collaboration with the party’s right wing and the Popular Front government.
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 TIME.com: "A Long War" -- May 24, 1937 -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Everybody expected Premier Largo Caballero to succeed himself, everybody knew why he had forced out his own Cabinet.
Premier Largo Caballero and President Luis Companys of Catalonia are both secretly determined to put the Anarchists, most hot-headed of Leftist groups, in their places, but the Anarchists are politically potent.
At week's end the Anarchists were left out and Largo Caballero remained silently aloof while a new Cabinet was formed by stocky.
www.time.com /time/archive/preview/0,10987,848689,00.html   (642 words)

 Enciclopedia :: encyclopedia : Caballero de la Orden de las Artes y Letras   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Un Caballero de la Orden de las Artes y Letras (Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres en francés), también llamado Caballero de las Artes y Letras (Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres) es una distinción honorífica otorgada por el Ministerio de Cultura francés para reconocer méritos excepcionales en el campo de las artes.
Desde 1997 la cuota de caballeros es de 450; la de oficiales, de 140 y la de comandantes, de 50.
Caballero de la Orden de las Artes y Letras
enciclopedia.cc /Caballero_de_la_Orden_de_las_Artes_y_Letras   (323 words)

 AllRefer.com - Francisco Largo Caballero (Spanish And Portuguese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Francisco Largo Caballero (Spanish And Portuguese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Francisco Largo Caballero, Spanish And Portuguese History, Biographies
Francisco Largo Caballero[frAnthEs´kO lAr´gO kAbAlyA´rO] Pronunciation Key, 1869–1946, Spanish Socialist leader and politician.
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 Chronology of Quintanilla's Life and Work
Quintanilla votes for the first time and spends the day with Francisco Largo Caballero as the election results arrive.
Largo Caballero resigns as Premier, Araquistain quits his post as Ambassador to France, and Juan Negrin becomes the last Premier of the Spanish Republic.
General Francisco Franco is now the absolute dictator of Spain.
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