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


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 4 Mar. 1975, reconstituted as follows: Leader (Caudillo) of Spain, Chief of the State, C.-in-C. of the Armed Forces and Head of the National Movement: Capt.-Gen Francisco Franco Bahamonde (born 4 Dec. 1892).

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