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Old 03-23-2014, 10:55 AM
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Death and Funeral of the Duke of Suárez; March 24 and 31, 2014

The first president of Democracy, Adolfo Suárez González, died today in Madrid.

Muere Adolfo Su?rez, principal art?fice de la Transici?n espa?ola - ABC.es

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Adolfo Su?rez, una vida ligada a personalidades de la pol?tica y la cultura - Espa?a - abc.es
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The King will give in the next few minutes an institutional message. The Royal Family will participate in events in memory of Suarez.

His last photo with the king

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Old 03-23-2014, 11:15 AM
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Message from His Majesty the King on the death of Adolfo Suárez

Casa de Su Majestad el Rey de España - Actividades y Agenda - Mensaje de Su Majestad el Rey con motivo del fallecimiento de D. Adolfo Suárez
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Old 03-23-2014, 02:22 PM
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His Majesty The King offers his deepest sympathy following the death of former Spanish Prime Minister, Adolfo Suárez González today.

Televised Address



El Rey Don Juan Carlos se despide de Adolfo Suárez en un mensaje a la nación: "Mi dolor es grande" - Bekia
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Old 03-23-2014, 02:45 PM
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King and Queen will visit tomorrow at 10 am the funeral chapel in the Congress of Deputies.

Prince and Princess of Asturias will go in the afternoon, because in the morning they will attended the funeral of Iñaki Azcuna, Mayor of Bilbao

The events of the Royal Family are suspended during the three days of national mourning

Reyes y Príncipes acudirán en distintos momentos a capilla ardiente de Suárez - Terra España
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Old 03-23-2014, 05:04 PM
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El Rey llora la pérdida de Adolfo Suárez
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Rest in peace

He was such an awesome man. It pains me so much seeing how so many people of my age don´t even know (or don´t care about) who Suarez was.

I didn´t live the Transicion times, fortunately for me I was born into Democracy, but it´s a thing from another world listening my parents, that are usually not very fond of politicians in general terms, speaking with genuine respect and admiration about this man.

For me, he was a symbol of what politics can do in favour of a country and its people. It´s so inspirational seeing a man who was able to put aside his personal convictions to built a whole democratic system, and making a whole country walk together with a common goal.

You will be missed, Mr President.
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Old 03-23-2014, 07:51 PM
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The death of His Excellency is making the news around the world

Spain's first post-Franco prime minister, Adolfo Suarez, is dead - CNN.com

BBC News - Spain's first post-Franco PM, Adolfo Suarez, dies at 81

Adolfo Suárez obituary | World news | The Guardian
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Spain mourns Adolfo Suárez,1st Duke of Suárez, Grandee of Spain, KOGF

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I am old enough to remember a bit of the Franco time and virtually all the Transition period.

All I can say to Adolfo Suarez is: Thank you, for everything.

Two great politicians (Iñaki Azkuna and Adolfo Suarez) have left us in such a short period of time, seems like the rest aren't fit to tie their shoelaces, the last few good men standing :(
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May he rest in peace,his last few years were very tough having lost both his wife & daughter whilst also suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

As per Wikipedia,his eldest son has inherited the Dukedom and is now the 2nd Duke of Suárez.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duke_of_Su%C3%A1rez


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May he rest in peace,his last few years were very tough having lost both his wife & daughter whilst also suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Someone said a very sad thing about AS: he was one of the greatest men in Spain's modern history, but he was unable to remember what he did
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Someone said a very sad thing about AS: he was one of the greatest men in Spain's modern history, but he was unable to remember what he did
Yes I did read that last night how terribly sad,the King obviously held him in great regard as did many Spaniards.
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Yes I did read that last night how terribly sad,the King obviously held him in great regard as did many Spaniards.
I'm 44 years old and I remember the Transition years in my childhood/adolescence (I was 12 years old at the 23F for example) and I've always had a great opinion of Suarez, one of the few Spanish politicans that did right by us, sadly our political class is filled with crooks everywhere and we're honestly very jaded about that.
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La capilla ardiente de Adolfo Suárez ha quedado instalada en el Congreso de los Diputados

En directo: La capilla ardiente de Adolfo Suárez
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Judging at the Lying in State Ceremony above he was very much beloved,the King had the grand collar of the Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Carlos III placed at the foot of the coffin.The King posthumously bestowed the late Duke with the Collar of the Order of Carlos III,having previously being awarded with the The Grand Cross of the Order of Charles III.The late Duke was also a Knight of the Golden Fleece since 2007.

http://www.hola.com/noticias-de-actu...4/casasreales/
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T.M.The King & Queen + HRH The Infanta Elena arrive at the Lying in State.

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