Thursday, May 11, 2006

HistoryPodcast 61 - Francisco Franco

Francisco Franco, sometimes known as Generalísimo Francisco Franco, was the Head of State of Spain in parts of the country from 1936 and in its entirety from 1939 until his death in 1975. He presided over the authoritarian government of the Spanish State following victory in the Spanish Civil War. From 1947, he was de facto regent of Spain. During his rule he was known officially as por la gracia de Dios, Caudillo de España y de la Cruzada, or "by the grace of God, the Leader of Spain and of the Crusade."

Source for this podcast: Encyclopedia Britannica

HP61 - Francisco Franco.mp3 13:51 - 12.3MB


Killer File - Francisco Franco

Wikipedia Article


Conspiracy and the Spanish Civil War: The Brainwashing of Francisco Franco (Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies in Contemporary Spain)

Francisco Franco: The Times and the Man

Franco: A Concise Biography

Hitler Stopped By Franco

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