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Alcalá Zamora, Niceto

Niceto Alcalá Zamora (nēthā´tō älkälä´ thämō´rä), 1877–1949, Spanish statesman and president of Spain (1931–36). After holding several cabinet posts under the monarchy, he became a republican and was jailed for his political activity in 1930. He helped lead the successful revolution of 1931 and became first provisional and then constitutional president of the Spanish republic. A middle-of-the-road liberal, he was deposed by the Cortes on a Socialist motion (Apr., 1936) and was succeeded as president by Manuel Azaña. He went into exile first to France and then (1942) to Argentina.

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Zamora, Niceto Alcalá

Niceto Alcalá Zamora: see Alcalá Zamora, Niceto.

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