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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 9 June 1973, 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).

  • Prime Minister (Présidente del Gobierno): Carlos Arias Navarro.

  • First Deputy Prime Minister and Interior: José Garci Hernandez. Second Deputy Prime Minister and Finance: Antonio Barrera de Irimo. Third Deputy Prime Minister and Labour: Licinio de la Fuente y de la Fuente.

  • Foreign Affairs: Pedro Cortina Mauri. Army: Lieut-Gen. Francisco Coloma Gallegos. Navy: Pita de Veiga y Sanz. Economy and Development: Joaquin Gutierrez Cano. Education and Science: Cruz Martinez Esteruelas. Relations and Trade Unions (Relaciones Sindicales): Alejandro Fernandez Sordo. Information and Tourism: Pio Cabanillas Gallas. Secretary-General of the Movement: José Utera Molina. Public Works: Antonio Valdés Gonzalez Roldán. Agriculture: Tomás Allende y Garcia-Baxter. Housing: Luis Rodriguez de Miguel. Industry: Alfredo Santo Blanco. Commerce: Nemesio Fernández Cuesta. Under Secretary of the Presidency: Antonio Carro Martinez.

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