Requiem in Mexico for a Spaniard in exile. the death of don Indalecio Prieto in 1962 and its treatment by the Mexican press Requiem en México por un exiliado español. La muerte de don Indalecio Prieto en 1962 y su tratamiento en la prensa mexicana uri icon


  • The long Spanish exile, one of the direct consequences of the Franco regime, brought about the progressive and ruthless loss of most leading republicans, a lot of them in Mexico, which turned into their new homeland. This was also the case of the socialist leader Indalecio Prieto Tuero, who lived in the Mexican capital and died there on the morning of 12 February 1962. This article discusses how the Mexican press treated and assessed the death of this politician whose political and journalistic career created a strongly impact and who was respectfully called "Don Indalecio" by the press.

Publication date

  • January 1, 2015