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Today in Latin American history, dictator of Spain Francisco Franco who came to power after the Spanish civil war was born in 1892. Franco had authoritarian control of the country from 1939 to his death in November 1975. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco in 1975. Francisco Franco led an uprising and took control of Spain after the Spanish Civil War in 1939. He presided over a military dictatorship until his death. continue reading »
A blue-ribbon commission created by Spain's Socialist government on Tuesday recommended that the body of dictator Francisco Franco be removed from the Valley of the Fallen to make the site a true memorial to victims of the 1936-1939 civil war. continue reading »