The Dictator Files: Francisco Franco

Can you name these facts about the Spanish leader Francisco Franco?
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Last updated: December 9, 2020
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On which side (faction) of the Spanish Civil War did he fight?
What was the name of the losing side of the Spanish Civil War?
What C Spanish title did he assume during his reign?
In what African country was he serving when he rose through the ranks to become
a brigadier general in 1926?
What was the sole ruling party of Spain during his reign?
FET y de las JONS
He served in the Spanish Army as a cadet in the Infantry Academy of what T city?
What position did Spain hold during the World War II?
He led the suppression of the striking miners in what Spanish region in 1934?
What Basque town was bombarded by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy at the request
of Franco's faction? hint: Pablo Picasso's most famous painting
What name was given to Franco's political repression which killed an estimated
160,000–200,000 political enemies?
White Terror
What was the name of the highest military rank he ever held?
Where was his residence during his dictatorship?
El Pardo
What name was given to the economic boom the Spanish economy faced, 1959–1974?
Spanish Miracle
Who became Franco's adviser after the softening of his dictatorship?
Luis Carrero Blanco
With what disease did he struggle in the 1960s – which expanded the role of the above?
Who became the King of Spain after he restored the monarchy?
Juan Carlos I
He actively sought the return of what British territory to Spain?
What Spanish colony (known as Spanish Guinea) gained independence in 1968?
Equatorial Guinea
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