Francisco Franco

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Noun1.Francisco Franco - Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)Francisco Franco - 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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Spain's Socialist government aims to approve a decree next Friday ordering the removal of dictator Francisco Franco's remains from a grand mausoleum outside Madrid, a senior government official told Reuters on Monday.
Spanish politics, dominated since dictator Francisco Franco's death in 1975 by the Socialists and the conservative People's Party (PP), have become increasingly fragmented over the past years.
Then, Isabel Ferrer's activist group drops a bombshell: Francisco Franco's military dictatorship, which ruled Spain from 1939 to 1975, abducted thousands of babies from dissidents and put them up for adoption.
The constitutional law has yet to be used since the end of General Francisco Franco's dictatorship.
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.