- Spanish Republic
There have been two Spanish Republics:
First Spanish Republic(1873-1874)
Second Spanish Republic(1931-1939) Spainis not currently a republic, but a constitutional monarchy. After the Second Republic's fall, General Franco declared Spain to be a monarchy, though he did not permit a monarch until his death in 1975.
Occasional embarrassing errors in regard to Spain's status may have been caused by the
Spanish languagetitle of the Prime Minister of Spain, "Presidente del Gobierno" (president of the government), as the title of "president" is usually associated with republics.
History of Spain
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