Carmen Polo

1950 María del Carmen Polo y Martínez-Valdés, 1st Lady of Meirás, Grandee of Spain (11 June 1900 – 6 February 1988) was the wife of General and ''caudillo'' Francisco Franco.

She exerted a major influence in censoring the press. She was the most influential woman in Francoist Spain. She was nicknamed as ''la Collares'' ("the [one with the] necklaces") in Spain, and was portrayed as housewife model in women's magazines.

She was endowed the Lordship of Meirás by Juan Carlos I on 26 November 1975. Provided by Wikipedia
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