The Valle de los Caidos (The Valley of the Fallen), a monument to the Francoist combatants who died during the Spanish civil war and Spain's General Francisco Franco's final resting place. Photo: AFP

Spain set to exhume the remains of late dictator Francisco Franco, move them to discreet family crypt

  • Franco ruled Spain between 1939 and 1975 and was buried in a grandiose mausoleum near Madrid
  • The decision to move his remains has sparked criticism and a legal battle from his family, which was dismissed last month
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The Valle de los Caidos (The Valley of the Fallen), a monument to the Francoist combatants who died during the Spanish civil war and Spain's General Francisco Franco's final resting place. Photo: AFP
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