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


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: Capt.-Gen. Francisco Franco Bahamonde (born 4 Dec. 1892).

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

  • Foreign Affairs: Gregorio López Bravo de Castro.

  • Justice: Antonio Maria Oriol y Urquijo.

  • Army: Lieut.-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.

Estado Español


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