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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Degrelle, who fought with the Germans on the Eastern Front, fled to Francoist Spain.
That is, by any measure, a historic success for Vox and for far-right politics, which had been effectively kept out of mainstream discourse and government affairs since the end of the Francoist period in the mid-1970s.
The city's greatest demographic and urban expansion would match with the Francoist dictatorship period when Spain underwent unprecedented rates of urban growth (Nilsson 2011).
Burgos Penitentiary, which was used as a Francoist concentration camp during the Spanish Civil War
Coincidentally, his interest in world affairs was first reflected in a school essay he wrote at the age of 10 or so, lamenting the fall of Barcelona and the triumph of Francoist fascism.
Having been born into an upper-class bourgeois family that was affiliated with the Francoist band, Tusquets honestly acknowledges the privileges that she and her family had enjoyed during the postwar period.
When they seek out the spirit of Frankenstein's monster at an abandoned sheepfold on the other side of a dusty plain, Ana instead encounters a different kind of misunderstood monster fleeing from persecution: a wounded Republican soldier, on the run from the Francoist forces that've just prevailed in the civil war.
Finally, Lopez takes the reader out of the Scandinavian region in "Jane Austen in Early 20th-century Spain: What if Gender Ideologies Stayed the Same?" as she discusses the translation of Jane Austen's novels in Spain between 1900 and 1950, under the censorship of three consecutive regimes: the monarchy, the republic and the Francoist dictatorship.
The Interest of the Spanish Post-Millennials in the Spanish Civil War and the Francoist Dictatorship.
Antiauthoritarian Youth Culture in Francoist Spain: Clashing with Fascism
In the 1960s, when my parents' generation moved to Switzerland, they got a taste of what had been for them a forbidden fruit in the Francoist Spain they'd left: Democracy.