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Spain

Estado Español
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

GOVERNMENT AND CONSTITUTION. The Spanish State was established by Gen. Franco on 1 Oct. 1936. For a short account of the Civil War in Spain, 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939, see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1939, pp. 1325–6. On 30 Jan. 1938 the first civil government was proclaimed, with Gen. Franco, possessing dictatorial powers, at its head. It was, on 30 Oct. 1969, reconstituted as follows:

Leader (Caudillo) of Spain, Chief of the State, C.-in-C. of the Armed Forces, Prime Minister and Head of the National Movement: Gen. Francisco Franco Baha-monde (bora 4 Dec. 1892).

Vice-President of Government and Under-Secretary of the Presidency: Vice-Adm. Luis Carrero Blanco.

Foreign Affairs: Gregorio López Bravo de Costro.

Justice: Antonio Maria Oriol y Urquijo.

Army: Gen. Juan Castañón de Mena.

Navy: Adm. Adolfo Baturone Colombo.

Finance: Alberto Monreal Luque.

Interior: Tomás Garicano Goñi.

Public Works: Gonzalo Fernandez de la Mora.

Education and Science: José Luis Villar Palasi.

Industry: José Maria López de Letona y Núñez del Pino.

Agriculture: Tomás Allende y Garcia-Baxter.

Air: Gen. Julio Salvador y Diaz-Benjumü.

Labour: Licinio de la Fuentes y de la Fluentes.

Commerce: Enrique Fontana Codina.

Information and Tourism: Alfredo Sanchez Bella.

Housing: Vicente Mortes Alfonso.

Without portfolio: Laureano López Rodó (Economic and Social Development Plan), Torcuato Fernandez Mirand (Secretary-General of the Movement), Enrique Garcia del Ramal Cellalbo (Sindicatos).

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