Luis Carrero Blanco

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The Most Excellent
Luis Carrero Blanco
The Duke of Carrero Blanco

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69th President of the Government of Spain
In office
9 June 1973 – 20 December 1973
Leader Francisco Franco
Vice President Torcuato Fernández-Miranda
Preceded by Francisco Franco
Succeeded by Torcuato Fernández-Miranda
First Vice President of the Government
In office
22 July 1967 – 9 June 1973
President Francisco Franco
Preceded by Agustín Muñoz Grandes
Succeeded by Torcuato Fernández-Miranda
Solicitor at the Cortes Generales
In office
16 March 1943 – 24 March 1946
Nominated by Francisco Franco
Personal details
Born Luis Carrero Blanco
(1904-03-04)4 March 1904
Santoña, Cantabria, Spain
Died 20 December 1973(1973-12-20) (aged 69)
Madrid, Spain
Political party Movimiento Nacional
Spouse(s) María del Carmen Pichot y Villa (1909–1984)
Children 5
Religion Roman Catholicism
Military service
Allegiance Spain
Service/branch Navy
Years of service 1918–1973
Rank Admiral
Battles/wars Rif War
Spanish Civil War

Luis Carrero Blanco, 1st Duke of Carrero Blanco, Grandee of Spain was a Spanish admiral. He was a trusted associate of dictator Francisco Franco. He was assassinated by a member of ETA, a Basque group.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Aizpeolea, Luis (18). "The day ETA struck a lethal blow to the Franco regime". Retrieved 20 September 2016.  Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help); Check date values in: |date=, |year= / |date= mismatch (help)