Famous People Named Francisco
Take a look at famous people named Francisco, such as Francisco Franco, Francisco de Zurbaran, and Francisco Madero.
Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
Dictator / 1892 - 1975
Francisco Franco led a successful military rebellion to overthrow the Spanish democratic republic in the Spanish Civil War (1936—1939), subsequently establishing his lasting dictatorship.
World Leader / 1873 - 1913Francisco Madero was a reformist politician who successfully removed dictator Porfirio Diaz from office in Mexico. He became president in 1911, but was assassinated two years later.
Francisco de Zurbarán
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profile name: Francisco Pizarro profile occupation: Explorer
profile id: 9258086
profile name: Francisco Vázquez de Coronado profile occupation: Explorer
profile id: 9300766
profile name: Francisco Franco profile occupation: Dictator
profile id: 9317129
profile name: Francisco de Goya profile occupation: Illustrator, Painter
profile id: 39449
profile name: Francisco Madero profile occupation: World Leader
profile id: 38937
profile name: Francisco de Zurbarán profile occupation: Painter
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