The Spanish Civil War 1931-1939

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A chronology test for the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). This will also include events that led to the war. The event will be given and the year linked to that even will be asked.

1931

Spanish Republic proclaimed, King Alfonso XIII leaves for exile.

1932

Abortive military uprising against the Republic.

1934

Abortive miners' revolution in Asturias.

1936

Popular Front coalition of left wing parties wins general elections, forms new Republican government.

1936

Monarchist leader Calvo Sotelo assassinated.

1936

Right-wing military uprising against Republican government proclaimed in Spanish Morocco.

1936

Rebellion spreads and is successful in Seville.

1936

Rebellion defeated in Barcelona.

1936

Rebellion Defeated in Madrid. Nationalist airleft starts from Africa. General Francisco Franco assumes rebel leadership.

1936

Hitler agrees to aid Franco.

1936

Italian planes reach Franco's Nationalist forces in Morocco.

1936

Nationalists begin to advance from Seville toward Madrid.

1936

France closes border with Spain. "Nonintervention" policy of European powers begins.

1936

Nationalists take Badajoz, massacres begin.

1936

Nationalists take Toledo, relieve Alcazar.

1936

Franco proclaimed head of Nationalist armies, government and state.

1936

First Soviet aid arrives from Republicans.

1936

Anarchists join republican government.

1936

Republican government flees Madrid for Valencia. German Condor Legion leaves for Franco Spain.

1936

Nationalist offensive on Madrid starts.

1936

Nationalist offensive held off in Madrid.

1936

Anarchist leader Durruti killed in Madrid.

1936

Madrid battle ends, siege begins.

1936

First Italian troops arrive to aid Franco.

1937

Battle of Jarama.

1937

Malaga captured by Nationalists.

1937

Battle of Guadalajara, Mussolini's troops defeated.

1937

Gurenica bombed by Condor Legion.

1937

Riots in Barcelona.

1937

Dr. Juan Negrin replaces Largo Caballero as republican Prime Minister.

1937

Republican offensive begins in Aragon, Belchite captured.

1937

Nationalists complete capture of northern Spain.

1937

Republican government retreats to Barcelona.

1937

republican offensive launched on Teruel, Teruel captured.

1938

Nationalists recapture Teruel.

1938

Nationalists begin offensive in Aragon, cause precipitous Republican retreats.

1938

Day and night bombings of Barcelona.

1938

Nationalists reach Mediterranean at Vinaroz, cut Republican Spain in two.

1938

Republicans launch Ebro offensive.

1938

Farewell parade of International Brigades in Barcelona.

1938

Ebro battle ends with Republican retreat across river.

1938

Nationalists launch offensive on Catalonia.

1939

Nationalists capture Barcelona

1939

Republican mass exodus begins across French-Catalan border.

1939

France and Britain recognize Franco regime.

1939

Nationalists occupy Madrid.

1939

Franco declares war ended.

1939

Condor Legion victory parade in Berlin.

1939

World War II begins.

1930

Spanish dictator, Miguel Primo de Rivera is forced to resign.

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