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Duke of Primo de Rivera

The Dukedom of Primo de Rivera (Spanish: Ducado de Primo de Rivera) is a hereditary title in the Spanish nobility. The dukedom was posthumously bestowed on José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falangist movement, by General Francisco Franco as head of the Spanish state.

Dukedom of Primo de Rivera
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Creation date18 July 1948
MonarchFrancisco Franco
PeerageSpain
First holderJosé Antonio Primo de Rivera
Present holderVacant
Heir apparentFernando Primo de Rivera y Oriol
Remainder toAbsolute primogeniture
Subsidiary titlesMarquisate of Estella

Because José Antonio had no children the title devolved to his younger brother Don Miguel and subsequently, for the very same reason, to his nephew Don Miguel Primo de Rivera y Urquijo.[1]

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  1. ^ "III. Otras disposiciones" (PDF). Boletín Oficial del Estado. 1965-03-09.
  2. ^ Grandezas de España y títulos nobiliarios [Grandees of Spain and nobiliary titles] (in Spanish). Ministerio de Justicia. p. 260. ISBN 84-7787-825-0.