Miguel Primo de Rivera

1870 - 1930

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Miguel Primo de Rivera y Orbaneja, 2nd Marquis of Estella, GE (8 January 1870 – 16 March 1930), was a Spanish dictator and military officer who ruled as prime minister of Spain from 1923 to 1930 during the last years of the Bourbon Restoration. He was born into a landowning family of Andalusian aristocrats. He met his baptism by fire in October 1893 in Cabrerizas Altas during the so-called Margallo War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miguel Primo de Rivera has received more than 845,362 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Miguel Primo de Rivera is the 1,519th most popular politician (down from 1,390th in 2019), the 128th most popular biography from Spain (down from 115th in 2019) and the 39th most popular Spanish Politician.

Miguel Primo de Rivera was a Spanish politician and military officer who, as a general, supported the dictatorship of General Miguel Primo de Rivera. He became the first Prime Minister of the Second Spanish Republic in 1931.

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Among politicians, Miguel Primo de Rivera ranks 1,519 out of 19,576Before him are Constantine VIII, Nitocris, Carlos Menem, Theuderic I, José Eduardo dos Santos, and Ferenc Szálasi. After him are Yu the Great, Lajos Kossuth, Mago Barca, Isma'il Pasha, Lothair of France, and John III Doukas Vatatzes.

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Among people born in 1870, Miguel Primo de Rivera ranks 10Before him are Christian X of Denmark, Franz Lehár, Jean Baptiste Perrin, Jules Bordet, Adolf Loos, and Albert Fish. After him are William G. Morgan, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Karl Renner, Lavr Kornilov, and Ivan Bunin. Among people deceased in 1930, Miguel Primo de Rivera ranks 12Before him are Vladimir Mayakovsky, William Howard Taft, Allvar Gullstrand, Joan Gamper, Christiaan Eijkman, and Fritz Pregl. After him are Victoria of Baden, Cosima Wagner, Arthur Balfour, Alfred von Tirpitz, D. H. Lawrence, and Horst Wessel.

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Among people born in Spain, Miguel Primo de Rivera ranks 128 out of 3,355Before him are Javier Solana (1942), Paco de Lucía (1947), Francisco de Orellana (1511), Francisco Tárrega (1852), Ferdinand III of Castile (1199), and Ricardo Zamora (1901). After him are Francisco Gento (1933), Princess Isabella of Parma (1741), Almanzor (930), Ibn Hazm (994), Pep Guardiola (1971), and Vincent Ferrer (1350).


Among politicians born in Spain, Miguel Primo de Rivera ranks 39Before him are Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566), Peter of Castile (1334), Manuel Azaña (1880), Alfonso V of Aragon (1396), Margaret Theresa of Spain (1651), and Ferdinand III of Castile (1199). After him are Princess Isabella of Parma (1741), Almanzor (930), Ferdinand I of Aragon (1380), Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona (1913), Henry II of Navarre (1503), and Juan Antonio Samaranch (1920).