December 4th 1892 - Franco is born


On December 4th 1892, Francisco Franco is born. Born into a military family, he chooses a military career and becomes commander of the army 1935, after that, as commander of the Foreign Legion. He brutally puts down a workers uprising in Asturias in 1934. In 1936 the newly elected Popular Front government deposes of Franco. He is transferred to the Canary Islands. After the political murder of a conservative politician Franco uses the anger of large parts of the army and calls for a coup. Under his leadership and the leadership of other right wing and fascist army officers the army revolts against the democratically elected government and sparks the Spanish Civil War.

Länge: 00:01:00 | O-Ton: nein | Farbe: s/w | Jahr: 1892 | Clip-ID: JHT000225E




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