Since the attacks in June 2020, the Ernst Kirchweger House (EKH) in Vienna has again been in the focus of the media. The story goes back to the year 1990, combined with a long dispute.
After the writer and philosopher Miguel de Unamuno had supported the nationalists, he began to have doubts. On October 12, 1936, he expressed his doubts about the correctness of the civil war.
On 26 April 1937, the German Legion Condor bombed the Basque village of Guernica, which had 5 000 inhabitants. One of the most important places of the Basque nationalists developed into a worldwide symbol of peace.
According to his autobiography, the Spanish comedian Miguel Gila was once almost executed during the Spanish Civil War. But there are doubts about his version, which he presents in his typically absurd way.
The PCE was illegal in Spain for 38 years. After Franco's death, General Secretary Santiago Carrillo did everything possible to legalize the Communists. His opponent was the head of government, Adolfo Suarez.
Felipe González wanted to get rid off the Marxist concept from the PSOE in 1979 - and failed. But the party could not do without him. Six months later he was able to assert himself.
The causes of the May events in Barcelona can be found months before the "war in the war", when the Moscow-loving communists were able to expand their sphere of influence. The central question was: revolution or war?
Most historians agree that the Spanish Civil War should not have been a war at all. Rather, conspiratorial military forces...
n a meeting on 17 August 1930, all of Spain's republican forces agreed to overthrow the monarchy - by force if necessary. The "Pact of San Sebastian" became the basis of the Second Republic.
The anarchist Salvador Puig Antich was one of the last to be executed in Francoist Spain. Up to his executoin, he had hoped to be saved.