Basque politician who became the very first president of from the Basque Autonomous Community, from 1936 to 1960. He backed the next Spanish Republic through the Spanish Civil Battle and arranged the Basque Military to fight within the battle. He studied rules at the School of Deusto. He resided in Nazi Germany for the year using a fake passport. He was raised in Bilbao, Spain and examined at a college that taught exclusively within the Basque vocabulary. He was exiled from Spain after Francisco Franco had taken power.