from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Primo de Rivera y Orbaneja, Miguel. Marqués de Estella. 1870-1930. Spanish general and politician who seized power and ruled as dictator (1923-1930). His son José Antonio Primo de Rivera (1903-1936) founded the Spanish Fascist Party (1933) and was executed by Loyalists during the Civil War.


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