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The Spanish Civil War 1931-1939

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.
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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.