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Francisco Largo Caballero

(b. 15 Oct. 1869, d. 23 Mar. 1946). Prime Minister of the Spanish Republic 1936–7 Born in Madrid, he was forced to leave school and work at the age of 7, eventually becoming a ...

Largo, Caballero Francisco

Largo, Caballero Francisco (1869–1946)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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2015
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History
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134 words

..., Caballero Francisco ( 1869–1946 ) Spanish statesman . As a socialist he was imprisoned for life in 1917 for taking part in a general strike, but he was released on his election to Parliament in 1918 . After the fall of Primo de Rivera ( 1930 ) he joined the government of the Second Republic as Minister for Labour. After this collapsed he was imprisoned again ( 1934–35 ) for supporting an abortive rising, but was acquitted and released. He was leader of the Popular Front, which won the elections of February 1936 , but did not become Prime Minister...

Largo Caballero, Francisco

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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (5 ed.)

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2019
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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323 words

...Largo Caballero, Francisco (b. Madrid , 15 Oct. 1869 ; d. Paris , 23 Mar. 1946 ) Prime Minister of the Spanish Republic 1936–7 Forced to leave school and work at the age of 7, he eventually became a plasterer. Owing to his experience of social injustice, he became active in the trade union movement, and soon rose within the ranks of the Unión General de Trabajadores ( UGT , General Workers' Union) and the Socialist Workers' Party , the PSOE. After organizing the 1917 general strike he was imprisoned, which made him a national hero and secured...

Francisco Largo Caballero

Francisco Largo Caballero  

(b. 15 Oct. 1869, d. 23 Mar. 1946).Prime Minister of the Spanish Republic 1936–7 Born in Madrid, he was forced to leave school and work at the age of 7, eventually becoming a plasterer. Owing to his ...
Juan Negrín López

Juan Negrín López  

(b. 1892, d. 12 Nov. 1956).Prime Minister of Spain 1937–9 Born on the Canary Islands, he studied in Germany (1914–17) and became professor of physiology at the University of Madrid. He became a ...
Manuel Azaña y Díaz

Manuel Azaña y Díaz  

(b. 10 Jan. 1880, d. 3 Nov. 1940).President of Spain 1936–9 Born in Alcalá de Henares, he graduated with a doctorate in jurisprudence from the University of Madrid in 1900. After working in the ...
Socialist Workers' Party of Spain

Socialist Workers' Party of Spain  

(Partido Social Obrero Español, PSOE)Early history (up to 1960s)Established on 2 May 1879, it experienced slow growth in a country that was still barely industrialized and urbanized. Where there was ...
Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War  

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(1936–39)A military struggle between left- and right-wing elements in Spain. After the fall of Primo de Rivera in 1930 and the eclipse of the Spanish monarchy in 1931, Spain was split. On the one ...
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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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1,246 words

...efficient army became the principal issue in the struggle for political power in republican Spain. In the fall of 1936 , the anarcho-syndicalist Confederación Nacional del Trabajo joined Francisco Largo Caballero 's government, but in May 1937 the coalition was dissolved owing to the communist attempt to break up the militias and curb the social revolution. Largo Caballero's affinity with the revolutionary unions and his opposition to the communist strategy of gaining full control over republican Spain in the service of the Soviet Union's foreign policy led...

Agrarian Revolt in the Sierra of Chihuahua

Agrarian Revolt in the Sierra of Chihuahua   Reference library

Elizabeth A. Henson

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mexican History and Culture

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2019
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History, Regional and National History
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...emergence of the GPG, the outgoing mayor bragged of their achievements, without giving them credit, and heaped calumnies on the guerrilla. 32 Pablo Gómez, also the child of poor campesinos, graduated from the State Normal School along with his brother Raúl and his wife, Alma Caballero, then moved to Mexico City where he studied medicine. The brothers were both militants in the PPS, and both obtained teaching positions in the Delicias district; Pablo taught at the girls’ normal school in nearby Saucillo. Judith Reyes, the protest singer-songwriter, was born in...

Spain

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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Current Version:
2010
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Social sciences, Society and culture
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12,020 words
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...Alvarez Dardet . 1988. Programa de mejora de la calidad de la información epidemiológica en enfermedades de transmisión sexual . Medicina Clínica , 90:229–232. Calle, M. , C. Gonzalez , & J. Nuñez . 1988. Discriminación y aco-so sexual a la mujer en el trabajo . Madrid: Largo Caballero. Carrobles, J. A. 1990. Biologia y psicofisiologia de la conducta sexual . Madrid: Fundación Universidad-Empresa. Carrobles, J. A. , & A. Sanz Yaque . 1991. Terapia sexual . Madrid: Fundación Universidad-Empresa. CIA. 2002 (January). The world factbook 2002 . Washington,...

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Shlomo Ben-Ami

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,266 words

...efficient army became the principal issue in the struggle for political power in republican Spain. In the fall of 1936 , the anarcho-syndicalist Confederación Nacional del Trabajo joined Francisco Largo Caballero's government, but in May 1937 , the coalition was dissolved, owing to the Communist attempt to break up the militias and curb the social revolution. Largo Caballero's affinity with the revolutionary unions, and his opposition to the Communist strategy of gaining full control over republican Spain in the service of the Soviet Union's foreign policy,...

Spanish Civil War

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Shlomo Ben-Ami

The Oxford Companion to International Relations

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,262 words

...efficient army became the principal issue in the struggle for political power in republican Spain. In the fall of 1936 , the anarcho-syndicalist Confederación Nacional del Trabajo joined Francisco Largo Caballero's government, but in May 1937 , the coalition was dissolved, owing to the communist attempt to break up the militias and curb the social revolution. Largo Caballero's affinity with the revolutionary unions, and his opposition to the communist strategy of gaining full control over republican Spain in the service of the Soviet Union's foreign policy,...

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