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People's Alliance (Spain)

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People's Alliance
Alianza Popular
LeaderManuel Fraga
Founded9 October 1976 (federation)
5 May 1977 (party)
Dissolved20 January 1989
Succeeded byPeople's Party
HeadquartersCalle Silva, 23 - 28004 Madrid
Youth wingNew Generations of People's Alliance
National conservatism[2]
Political positionRight-wing[3]
International affiliationInternational Democrat Union[5]
European Parliament groupEuropean Democrats[6]
ColorsYellow and Red
Party flag

The People's Alliance (Spanish: Alianza Popular, AP) was a post-Francoist[1][7] electoral coalition, and a conservative political party in Spain, it was founded in 1976 as a federation of political associations.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Story, Jonathan (1995), "Spain's external relations redefined: 1975-1989", Democratic Spain: Reshaping External Relations in a Changing World, Routledge, p. 32
  2. Dudek, Carolyn Marie (2005). EU Accession and Spanish Regional Development. Peter Lang. p. 47.
  3. Gunther, Richard; Montero, José Ramón; Botella, Juan (2004), Democracy in Modern Spain, Yale University Press, p. 164
  4. Río Morillas 2016, p. 108.
  5. Newton, Michael T. (1997), Institutions of Modern Spain: A Political and Economic Guide, Cambridge University Press, p. 200
  6. Van Hecke, Steven (2004), "A Decade of Seized Opportunities: Christian Democracy in the European Union", Christian Democratic Parties in Europe since the End of the Cold War, Leuven University Press, p. 277
  7. Encarnación, Omar G. (2008), Spanish Politics, Polity Press, p. 57