Rafael Franco

1896 - 1973

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Rafael de la Cruz Franco Ojeda (October 22, 1896 – September 16, 1973) was President of Paraguay from February 17, 1936, to August 13, 1937. He was a founder of the Revolutionary Febrerista Party. He was accused of trying to unseat General Alfredo Stroessner in November 1956, but he adamantly denied this. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rafael Franco has received more than 62,256 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Rafael Franco is the 11,019th most popular politician, the 22nd most popular biography from Paraguay and the 13th most popular Paraguayan Politician.

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Among politicians, Rafael Franco ranks 11,019 out of 15,710Before him are Bernardino Caballero, Brigi Rafini, Charles Evans Hughes, Roland Dumas, Ptolemaeus of Commagene, and Siegfried Buback. After him are Yaroslav II of Kiev, Jules Malou, Eadbald of Kent, Stephen I of Croatia, Orontes I, and Bernhard Hammer.

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Among people born in 1896, Rafael Franco ranks 145Before him are Carlos P. Garcia, Raymond Massey, Murray Leinster, Marguerite Laugier, Joseph Schildkraut, and Robert Gerhard. After him are Jessie Royce Landis, D. R. Bendre, Árpád Weisz, Gerardo Diego, George Burns, and Ivan Merz. Among people deceased in 1973, Rafael Franco ranks 141Before him are Aleksandr Ptushko, Willy Fritsch, Jeannette Rankin, Nikolay Kamov, Ramón de la Fuente Leal, and Anton Ackermann. After him are Frances Marion, Louis St. Laurent, Paul Kletzki, Paavo Talvela, Washington Ortuño, and Sergei Tumansky.

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In Paraguay

Among people born in Paraguay, Rafael Franco ranks 22 out of 145Before him are Federico Chávez (1882), Aurelio González (1905), Ángel Berni (1931), Fulgencio Yegros (1780), Cayetano Ré (1938), and Bernardino Caballero (1839). After him are Heriberto Herrera (1926), Cirilo Antonio Rivarola (1836), Eusebio Ayala (1875), Delfín Benítez Cáceres (1910), Roque Santa Cruz (1981), and Luis Vargas Peña (1905).

Among POLITICIANS In Paraguay

Among politicians born in Paraguay, Rafael Franco ranks 13Before him are Horacio Cartes (1956), Juan Carlos Wasmosy (1938), José Félix Estigarribia (1888), Federico Chávez (1882), Fulgencio Yegros (1780), and Bernardino Caballero (1839). After him are Cirilo Antonio Rivarola (1836), Eusebio Ayala (1875), Tomás Romero Pereira (1886), Higinio Morínigo (1897), Juan Bautista Gill (1840), and Raúl Cubas Grau (1943).