Francisco Serrano Domínguez
Francisco Serrano y Domínguez (* 18. September 1810 in San Fernando with Cádiz in Andalusien, † 26. November 1885 in Madrid) was a Spanish general and politician and since 1861 duke de la Torre. He was a 1869/79 regent of Spain and 1874 diktatorischer president of the first republic.
Belonging to the party of the progressists, he left 1843 the thing of the regent Espartero, which had been devoted he up to then, and placed themselves against the point of the provisional government in Barcelona. In the Ministry López he was a war Minister.
After introduction of the condition 1845 he was appointed the senator. Its pleasant exterior acquired it the favour of the queen Isabella II., their loving it became, which aroused the envy of other ruling powers. It was removed therefore in October 1847 by its appointment as the general captain from Granada from Madrid.
At the beginning of of 1852 to the general manager of the artillery carried, he was banished because of its portion of the rebellion in Saragossa 1854 short time, followed then Leopoldo O'Donnell , which promoted him to general captain of Neukastilien. Serrano was active with thrashing the radical progressists in July 1856, became a general captain of the army and Ambassador in Paris.
1858 were raised Serrano general captain from Cuba and, after he acquired 1861 Santo Domingo for Spain, to the duke de la Torre. 1862 it returned from Cuba and led until March 1863 the State Department. it received 1866 for its earnings/services around striking down a military collection in the singing IL barracks in Madrid the medal of the golden fleece.
When 1865 O'Donnell to the point stepped the government again, Serrano received the presidency of the senate. When he should present a protest note however in December 1866 at the point of the opposition against the delay of the appointment of the Cortes by the government Narváez of the queen, he was arrested and spent on the Balearen, released however after few weeks again.
In July 1868 it became as leaders of the liberals union because of participation in the Komplott, which should lead to the throne collection of the duke of Montpensier, again arrested and on the Kanari islands deportiert.
With the September rebellion 1868 it belonged regardless of the earlier intimate relations with queen Isabella II. to the leaders of the rebellion and Manuel Pavía struck the faithful-remained troops under the general to 28. September with the bridge of alkene oleums. To driving out the highest line of the state, since the parties could not agree on a new king, went to the queen first at Serrano over, which took over the presidency of the newly formed cabinet and honorary president of the central junta became.
After the elections to the Cortes in January 1869 the leader of the victorious Progressisti party, general Juan prime transferred, the political guidance of the country. Serrano became on its tendency to 16. June 1869 to the regent with the title sovereignty chooses. Despite the prestige-rich title with it only reduced political influence was connected, because now prime took over the Regierungsgeschäfte.
Serrano kept these up to the accession of the king Amadeus of Savoyen. When commanders in chief against the Carlistenaufstand in May 1872 it terminated the same apparently by the convention of Amorevieta, became then Prime Minister, withdrew however again, when the king did not approve of his plan of an absolutist coup d'etat.
After the president Emilio Castelar remained in the Cortes of the 1873 proclaimed first republic without majority, made a coup d'etat of the general captain of Madrid, Manuel Pavía, to 4. January 1874 Serrano to the president. This dissolved the Cortes and governed in fact diktatorisch. It led the war persisting still against the Carlists without crucial successes. To 29. December 1874 putschte general Arsenio Martínez Campos successfully in Sagunto and caused the restoration of the monarchy, in their consequence in January 1875 the son Isabellas II., Alfons' XII., to the king one crowned.
1882 placed itself to Serrano against the point of the party dynastischen linking, under the government of José de Posada Herrera in November 1883 as an Ambassador to Paris were sent, however after its resignation in February its dismissal took 1884. It died at 26. November 1885 in Madrid.
queen Isabella II.
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king Alfons XII.
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|NAME||Serrano Domínguez, Francisco|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Francisco Serrano y Domínguez, duke de la Torre|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||splinter General and politician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||18. September 1810|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||San Fernando with Cádiz, Andalusien|
|DYING DATE||26. November 1885|
|DYING PLACE||Madrid, Spain|