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Spain

Estado Español
  • S. H. Steinberg
  • 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 7 July 1965, reconstituted as follows:

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

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

Foreign Affairs: Fernando María Castiella y Maiz.

Justice: Antonio Maria Oriol y Urquijo.

Army: Gen. Camilo Menendez Tolosa.

Navy: Vice-Adm. Pedro Nieto Antúnez.

Finance: Juan José Espinosa San Martin.

Interior: Gen. Camilo Alonso Vega.

Public Works: Federico Silva Muñoz.

Education and Science: José Luis Villar Palasi.

Industry: Gregorio López Bravo de Castro.

Agriculture: Adolfo Diaz-Ambrona.

Air: Gen. José Lacalle Larraga.

Labour: Jesus Romeo Gorria.

Commerce: Faustino García-Monco Fernandez.

Information and Tourism: Manuel Fraga Iribarne.

Housing: José María Martinez Sánchez Arjona.

Without portfolio: Laureano López Rodó (Economic and Social Development Plan), José Solis Ruiz (Secretary-General of the Movement).

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  • S. H. Steinberg
  • John Paxton

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