FROM ALFONSO XIII TO THE DEMOCRACY - Coggle Diagram
FROM ALFONSO XIII TO THE DEMOCRACY
the introduction of a new electoral law (Ley electoral) which led to free elections in 1977.
In 1978, the Spanish Constitution was approved by Parliament and then by the Spanish people in a referendum.
In 1975, General Franco died and the transition from a dictatorship to democracy began.
King Juan Carlos I appointed Adolfo Suárez as Prime Minister in 1976
His mother, María Cristina, ruled as regent until the young Alfonso turned sixteen in 1902 and became King Alfonso XIII.
In 1969, he chose Prince Juan Carlos - Alfonso XIII’s grandson.
General Francisco Franco opposed the Republic. On 18 July 1936, he led a military coup against the Republic and the Civil War began
Alfonso XIII supported him and Rivera suspended the Constitution and became a dictator from 1923-1930.
In 1931, the Republicans won the elections, the monarchy was abolished and the Second Republic was declared
It lasted until the end of the Civil War in 1939.