Miguel Primo de Rivera

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Miguel Primo de Rivera

Primo de Rivera as a senator in 1921
Prime Minister of Spain
In office
15 September 1923 – 28 January 1930 (1923-09-15 – 1930-01-28)
MonarchAlfonso XIII
Preceded byManuel García Prieto
Succeeded byDámaso Berenguer
Personal details
Born(1870-01-08)8 January 1870[1]
Jerez, Spain
Died16 March 1930(1930-03-16) (aged 60)
Paris, France
Resting placeChurch of La Merced, Jerez
Political partyUnión Patriótica
Spouse(s)Casilda Sáenz Suárez
ChildrenJosé Antonio, Miguel, María, Pilar, Ángela, Fernando
AwardsLaureate Cross of Saint Ferdinand
Military service
Branch/serviceSpanish Army
Years of service1884–1923
RankCaptain general
Battles/warsRif War

Miguel Primo de Rivera y Orbaneja, 2nd Marquess of Estella (8 January 1870 – 16 March 1930), was a dictator and military officer who was the Prime Minister of Spain from 1923 to 1930 during the Restoration era.

References[change | change source]

  1. Charles Petrie; Charles Alexander Petrie, Sir bart. (1963). King Alfonso XIII and His Age. Chapman & Hall. p. 179.