Manuel Azaña

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Azaña, Manuel

 

Born Jan. 10, 1880, in Alcalá de Henares; died Nov. 4, 1940, in Montauban, France. Spanish political leader and man of letters.

Azaña participated in the Pact of San Sebastián (1930) and in that same year founded the Republican Action Party (1930–34). After the republic was established, he became war minister in 1931, and from 1931 to 1933 he was head of the government. In April 1934 he became the leader of the Left Republican Party, which joined the Frente Popular in 1936 Following the latter’s victory in the elections of Feb. 16, 1936, Azaña became head of the government, and subsequently, from May 1936 to Mar. 1, 1939, was president of the republic. During the period of the National Revolutionary War (1936–39), Azaña was the actual leader of the right wing of the Frente Popular. After the victory of Franco’s forces, he emigrated to France.

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Aunque mas jovenes, Jose Ortega y Gasset, venia publicando articulos en el diario de la familia, El Imparcial, o en otros, desde 1904; Manuel Azana, que habia ingresado en el Ateneo en 1900, era uno de los miembros mas activos, pronunciando conferencias o escribiendo algunos articulos periodisticos.
Mas alla de desarrollar la defensa y justificacion del protagonista, la version de Martinez Azana supone la absoluta reivindicacion de la autonomia de Sancho, como ente social ante los duques y como personaje frente a su autor.
Pero dicha situacion de predominio gubernamental en el poder local, se perdio con la salida de la DLR y del PRR del Gobierno de Azana que controlaban 40 ayuntamientos.
This is not Munoz Molina but Azana speaking, although Azana is part of the intertext in La noche de los tiempos.
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By Juan Jose Mansilla Francisco, RN, Francisco Diez De los Rios Cuenca, RN, Sandra Cabrera Azana, RN, Joaquin Cortes Torres, RN, Ma Jose Macias Lopez, RN, Jose Antonio Gonzalez Castillo, RN, and Juan Luis Ferreras Duarte, RN
A su regreso a Espana, en 1914, conocio en el Ateneo de Madrid a quien iba a convertirse en amigo fraternal para siempre y futuro cunado: Manuel Azana, amistad que en buena medida determino su peripecia vital, que no teatral.