Primo de Rivera y Orbaneja Miguel
Pri·mo de Ri·ve·ra y Or·ba·ne·ja(prē′mō dā rĭ-vĕr′ə ē ôr′bə-nā′hä, thĕ rē-vĕ′rä ē ôr′vä-nĕ′hä), Miguel Marqués de Estella. 1870-1930.
Spanish general and politician who seized power and ruled as dictator (1923-1930). His son José Antonio Primo de Rivera (1903-1936) founded the Spanish Fascist Party (1933) and was executed by Loyalists during the Civil War.
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