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{{stub}}Francisco Franco was the [[fascist]] Head of State of Spain from April 1, 1939 – November 20, 1975. He also held the position of Prime Minister of Spain from January 30, 1938 – June 8, 1973.
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{{stub}}Francisco Franco was the Head of State of Spain from April 1, 1939 – November 20, 1975. He also held the position of Prime Minister of Spain from January 30, 1938 – June 8, 1973.
  
Franco gained power through an attempted military coup d'etat in 1936 that developed quickly into the [[Spanish Civil War]]. Franco's Falangists fought the elected republican government for three years before finally defeating the Republicans outside Madrid on April 1, 1939. With the fall of Madrid, Franco assumed control of Spain.
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Franco gained power through an attempted military coup d'etat in 1936 that developed quickly into the [[Spanish Civil War]]. Franco's Falangists fought the elected republican government for three years before finally defeating the Republicans outside Madrid on April 1, 1939. With the fall of Madrid, Franco assumed control of Spain. His policies have been described as [[fascist]].{{fact-historical}}
  
 
Franco ruled Spain as a dictator until his death in 1975. His successor Juan Carlos reversed many of Franco's accomplishments.
 
Franco ruled Spain as a dictator until his death in 1975. His successor Juan Carlos reversed many of Franco's accomplishments.
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==Reference==
 
==Reference==
  

Revision as of 21:15, 2 April 2007

Template:StubFrancisco Franco was the Head of State of Spain from April 1, 1939 – November 20, 1975. He also held the position of Prime Minister of Spain from January 30, 1938 – June 8, 1973.

Franco gained power through an attempted military coup d'etat in 1936 that developed quickly into the Spanish Civil War. Franco's Falangists fought the elected republican government for three years before finally defeating the Republicans outside Madrid on April 1, 1939. With the fall of Madrid, Franco assumed control of Spain. His policies have been described as fascist.Template:Fact-historical

Franco ruled Spain as a dictator until his death in 1975. His successor Juan Carlos reversed many of Franco's accomplishments.

Reference