franco notes - Born on 4 December 1892, in El Ferrol, a...

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Born on 4 December 1892, in El Ferrol, a small town on the northwest tip of the Spanish coast. Father was a navel officer (1) Childhood was average, un eventful. Catholic family.(1) His father was dismissive of his successes, but mother was nurturing and encouraged him in achieving social progress. It was in this that he acquired his defining characteristic: ambition. Grew up in a large, modestly well-off, conservative, middle-class family. The region he lived in Galicia, also suffered acute economic penury. Most of the pop was employed in the fishing or agriculture industry.(2) Family tradition and personal vocation indicated he would join the navy and he therefore received his secondary education at the navel school in El Ferrol, in preparation for entry to the navel academy. But in 1907 the gov suspended admission of cadets to the navel academy. . so he joined the Army- his only other option.Which set the course for 29 yrs later in which he became commander in chief of the armed forces, head of the government and
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