francisco franco

Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo TeĆ³dulo Franco y Bahamonde simply francisco francohe was a millitary general and head of state spain from octuber 1936 and de facto regent of the nominally restored kingdom of spain from 1947 until his death in November 1975. as head of spai, franco always used a title named caudillo de espana, por la gracia de dios, that it means the leader of spain, by the grace of god. he was from a millitary family, originally intent on entering the spanish nevy, franco instead became a soldier, he participated in the rif was in morocco, becoming the youngest general in Europe by 1926. after returning to the spanish mainland, he saw service suppressing an anarchist-led strike in 1934, defending the stability of Alcala-zamora's conservative government.
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