List of Spanish High Commissioners in Morocco

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This is a list of High Commissioners (Altos Comisarios) appointed by Spain to govern its protectorate in Morocco.

Term Incumbent Notes
Spanish Suzerainty
3 April 1913 to 15 August 1913 Felipe Alfau y Mendoza, High Commissioner
17 August 1913 to 9 July 1915 José Marina Vega, High Commissioner
9 July 1915 to 27 January 1919 Francisco Gómez-Jordana, High Commissioner 1st time
27 January 1919 to 13 July 1922 Dámaso Berenguer y Fusté, High Commissioner
15 July 1922 to 22 January 1923 Ricardo Burguete Lana, High Commissioner
16 February 1923 to 14 September 1923 Luis Silvela y Casado, High Commissioner
25 September 1923 to 16 October 1924 Luis Aizpuru Mondéjar, High Commissioner
16 October 1924 to 2 November 1925 Miguel Primo de Rivera, High Commissioner
2 November 1925 to November 1928 José Sanjurjo, High Commissioner 1st time
November 1928 to 19 April 1931 Francisco Gómez-Jordana, High Commissioner 2nd time
19 April 1931 to 20 June 1931 José Sanjurjo, High Commissioner 2nd time
20 June 1931 to May 1933 Luciano López Ferrer, High Commissioner
May 1933 to 23 January 1934 Juan Moles Ormella, High Commissioner 1st time
23 January 1934 to March 1936 Manuel Rico Avelló, High Commissioner
March 1936 to May 1936 Juan Moles Ormella, High Commissioner 2nd time
May 1936 to 18 July 1936 Arturo Álvarez-Buylla, Acting High Commissioner
18 July 1936 to July 1936 Eduardo Sáenz de Buruaga, High Commissioner
July 1936 to 2 October 1936 Francisco Franco, High Commissioner
2 October 1936 to March 1937 Luis Orgaz Yoldi, High Commissioner 1st time
August 1937 to 12 August 1939 Juan Luis Beigbeder y Atienza, High Commissioner
16 August 1939 to 12 May 1941 Carlos Asensio Cabanillas, High Commissioner
12 May 1941 to 4 March 1945 Luis Orgaz Yoldi, High Commissioner 2nd time
4 March 1945 to 24 March 1951 José Enrique Varela, High Commissioner
24 March 1951 to 7 April 1956 Rafael García Valiño, High Commissioner