Manuel Azaña

President of the Spanish Republic Manuel Azaña Full Name: Manuel Azaña [Manuel Azaña y Díaz]
Nationality: Spanish

Profession: President of the Spanish Republic
Why Famous: Prime Minister of Spain during the early 1930s and later President of the Spanish Republic from 1936 until its fall in March 1939 to the Nationalists.

Born: January 10, 1880
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain

Died: November 4, 1940 (aged 60)
Cause of Death: Heart attack while in exile in Nazi occupied France

Historical Events in the Life of Manuel Azaña

  • 1931-12-10 Manuel Azaña becomes Prime Minister of Spain with Niceto Zamora as President
  • 1933-09-08 Second Spanish government of Manuel Azaña forms
  • 1936-02-19 Manuel Azaña becomes Prime Minister of Spain for the second time
  • 1936-05-10 Manuel Azaña elected the second President of the Spanish Republic