List of Spanish Freedom Fighters: Top 4 Freedom Fighters of Spain


Spain is a peaceful and cooperative country, also known for its young happy modern life. This is possible only due to the contribution of many freedom and patriotic idols who have been always thinking about their Nation.

Top 4 Brave Freedom Fighters of Spain are As Below

1. Manuel Goded Llopis

Manuel Goded Llopis

Manuel Goded Llopis, of Catalan descent, was born in 1882 in Puerto Rico. His biography contains the story of a permanent conspiracy attitude that accompanied him until the end of his days.

He entered the Infantry Academy when he was barely a teenager, developing a brilliant military career that led him to 24 years to the rank of Captain of the General Staff being promoted, early, to the general in 1926. Like another military of his time, he got his meteoric career through the services provided in the war that in those years affected the Protectorate of Morocco.

His initial support for the dictatorship of General Primo de Rivera led to a critical attitude towards the dictator and, at the fall of the dictatorship, during the so-called dictablanda – starring General Dámaso Berenguer, was appointed deputy secretary of the Army Ministry.

2. Buenaventura Durruti

Buenaventura Durruti

Buenaventura Durruti was a brave military person known for his performance in the civil war. On November 19, 1936, during the civil war, Buenaventura Durruti Dominguez, was injured.

The CNT would transfer its body to Barcelona by plane where a mass burial would take place two days later, a massive manifestation of grief towards the most charismatic and popular of the leaders of Spanish anarchism of the century.

The circumstances of his death are controversial, the event is subject to a multitude of contradictory interpretations: the official version states that Durruti had died on the battlefield, fighting on the Madrid front.

3. Emilio Mola Vidal

Emilio Mola Vidal

He was born in Plantas, Santa Clara, Cuba, 1887 and died in Alcocero, Burgos, 1937). Son of a Civil Guard captain was destined in Cuba. At age 17 he entered the Toledo Infantry Academy (1904), from which he left three years later with the rank of second lieutenant.

Destined in Morocco, he made a brilliant military career. In June 1924, being Lieutenant Colonel of Regulars, he participated in the operations of Dar-Akobba, in which he reinforced his professional prestige, and which earned him public notoriety.

He was promoted to colonel in 1926, and general the following year, and was appointed military commander of Larache (1928) and general director of Security in the transitional government of General Damaso Berenguer (1930-1931).

It was charge in which he displayed a great anti-subversive activity and against the republican elements, despite not being a fervent defender of the Monarchy.

4. Francisco Franco

Francisco Franco

Franco was a general who ruled Spain from 1939 to 1975, after emerging victorious from a military uprising against the government of the Second Republic in 1936, which sparked a three-year civil war.

He was a convinced Catholic who considered war and its subsequent dictatorship as a kind of religious crusade against the anarchist, leftist and lay tendencies of the country. The country returned to democracy three years after his death, but his legacy and his imprint on Spanish politics continue to awaken grudges and passions.