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Obituaries Related to "Franco" from New York Times Archive


Ascensión Mendieta, 93, Dies; Symbol of Justice for Franco Victims

2019-09-22T16:03:03+0000

She fought for decades to recover the remains of her father, who had been executed by a firing squad in 1939. Finally, when she was 92, she found him.


Franco Columbu, Bodybuilder and Schwarzenegger Friend, Dies at 78

2019-09-02T21:57:45+0000

Mr. Columbu held titles like Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia, and helped bodybuilding broaden its audience by appearing in action films and “Pumping Iron.”


Barbara Probst Solomon, Who Wrote of Spain Under Franco, Dies at 90

2019-09-01T20:06:23+0000

Admired for her observations on culture and politics, she was best known for a memoir about her involvement with the anti-Franco resistance movement.


Franco Zeffirelli, Italian Director With Taste for Excess, Dies at 96

2019-06-15T12:15:17+0000

Mr. Zeffirelli’s opera productions sometimes drew critical ire, but audiences generally loved them. He worked in film, too.


Franco Biondi Santi, Brunello Winemaker, Dies at 91

2013-04-11T16:46:05+0000

The popularity of Mr. Biondi Santi’s Tuscan red wine, which was invented by his grandfather in Italy, skyrocketed in the last half-century.


G. Franco Romagnoli, 82, Italian Chef, Dies

2008-12-17T05:19:42+0000

With his wife, Margaret, Mr. Romagnoli helped introduce Americans to authentic Italian home cooking on the 1970s PBS series “The Romagnolis’ Table” and in a series of best-selling cookbooks.


Milton Wolff, 92, Dies; Anti-Franco Leader

2008-01-17T05:00:00+0000

Mr. Wolff was the last commander of the American volunteers who fought against Franco in the Spanish Civil War.


MADRID MAYOR AFTER FRANCO

1986-01-21T05:00:00+0000

Enrique Tierno Galvan, a Spanish intellectual who was Socialist Mayor of Madrid and a leader of the peaceful transition to democracy after the rule of Generalissimo Franco, died yesterday of cancer. He was 67 years old. Mr. Tierno was elected in 1979 on the ticket of the Socialist Workers Party, which he helped found the year before by merging sometime-rival Socialist factions. He won handily, and assumed office as the first leftist Mayor in four decades.


Paid Notice: Deaths LEAHY, JOAN E. (NEE GOMEZ, FRANCO)

2003-11-19T05:00:00+0000

LEAHY--Joan E. (nee Gomez-Franco), on September 28, 2003 in Henderson, NV from lung cancer. Born 1934 in New York City to Harry and Ada Allen Gomez-Franco, Joan moved with her family to Mexico City in 1938 where she spent much of her young life. She returned to the US to finish high school and attend Fordham University earning a BA in 1956. In 1957 Joan began a long career in advertising sales with A.C. Nielsen Co., and later BBDO and SSC&B. She began a nearly 25 year career with the NBC televis ...


Adolfo Munoz Alonso Dies; Philosopher Backed Franco

1974-07-22T05:00:00+0000

Munoz Alonzo, Adolfo (Prof)



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