Spain: Heads of State: 1868-1874

30 Sep 1868 - 8 Oct 1868 no nationally recognized Head of State [1]
Presidente del Gobierno Provisional
8 Oct 1868 - 25 Feb 1869 Francisco Serrano
Presidente del Poder Ejecutivo por la Voluntad de las Cortes Soberanas
25 Feb 1869 - 18 Jun 1869 Francisco Serrano (x) [2]
Regente del Reino por la Voluntad de las Cortes Soberanas
18 Jun 1869 - 2 Jan 1871 Francisco Serrano (x) [2]
Por la gracia de Dios y la voluntad nacional, Rey de España
4 Dec 1870 - 11 Feb 1873 Amadeo I
Presidente de la Asamblea Nacional
11 Feb 1873 - 12 Feb 1873 Nicolás María Rivero
Presidente del Poder Ejecutivo de la República
12 Feb 1873 - 24 Feb 1873 Estanislao Figueras
Presidente de la Asamblea Nacional [3]
24 Feb 1873 - 24 Feb 1873 Cristino Martos
Presidente interino del Poder Ejecutivo de la República
24 Feb 1873 - 24 Feb 1873 Estanislao Figueras (x)
Presidente del Poder Ejecutivo de la República
24 Feb 1873 - 11 Jun 1873 Estanislao Figueras (x)
11 Jun 1873 - 18 Jul 1873 Francisco Pi y Margall
18 Jul 1873 - 7 Sep 1873 Nicolás Salmerón
7 Sep 1873 - 3 Jan 1874 Emilio Castelar
3 Jan 1874 - 30 Dec 1874 Francisco Serrano (x)

[1] Following the flight of Queen Isabel II from Spain (30 Sep 1868), no authority claims the position of provisional Head of State; cities and provinces are governed by local revolutionary juntas, including the most important of them established in Madrid:
30 Sep 1868 - 5 Oct 1868 Junta Provisional Revolucionaria de Madrid
5 Oct 1868 - 19 Oct 1868 Junta Superior Revolucionaria de Madrid
[2] From 6 Jun 1869 pending election of a Rey de España; from 4 Dec 1870 governed in the name of King Amadeo I.
[3] Provisionally entrusted with exercising the authority of head of Executive Power (24 Feb 1873) as provided by the resolution of the Asamblea Nacional: "investido de las facultades que conciernen al Poder Ejecutivo".
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 04:11:54