Who was the dictator of Spain during and after World War II?

Who is the famous dictator of Spain from 1939 1977?

Francisco Franco

Su Excelencia el Jefe del Estado Generalísimo Francisco Franco
Nickname(s) Caudillo
Allegiance Kingdom of Spain (1907–1931) Spanish Republic (1931–1936) Spanish State (1936–1975)
Branch/service Spanish Armed Forces
Years of service 1907–1975

What type of government ruled by a dictator took control in Spain?

He established a military dictatorship, which he defined as a totalitarian state.

When did Spain become democratic?

According to scholars, the democratization process kickstarted after the death of the dictator Francisco Franco, in November 1975. Historians disagree on the exact date the transition was completed: some say it ended after the 1977 general election, while others place it later, when the 1978 Constitution was approved.

What happened after Franco’s death?

With the death of Franco on 20 November 1975, Juan Carlos became the King of Spain. He initiated the country’s subsequent transition to democracy, ending with Spain becoming a constitutional monarchy with an elected parliament and autonomous devolved governments.

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