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Alcala Zamora y Torres, Niceto

Born: 1877 AD
Died: 1949 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Presidents, Prime Ministers


1877 - Niceto Alcala-Zamora y Torres was born in Priego de Cordoba, Spain on July 6, 1877.


1917 - He gained fame for his eloquent interventions in the Congress of Deputies arriving to be Minister of Promotion.


1923 - He was disappointed by the acceptance on the part of King Alfonso XIII on September 13, 1923 and did not collaborate with the new regime.


1930 - Alcala-Zamora declared himself a republican in a meeting on April 13, 1930 in the Apolo theater of Valencia. He took him to prison due to the failure of the military uprising in Aragon.


1931 - He left jail after the municipal elections on April 12, 1931 and put himself at the head of revolutionary provinsial government on April 14, 1931. He was elected as a President on December 10, 1931.


1931-1936 - Served as the first Prime Minister of the Second Spanish Republic.


1936 - Alcala-Zamora dissolved the Cortes to avoid the outcome on January 7, 1936.


1942 - He left France and went to Argentina on January 1942 and lived on money derived from his books, articles and conferences.


1979 - Died in Buenos Aires on February 18, 1949.


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