Spanish Patriotic Union

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Spanish Patriotic Union
Unión Patriótica Española
Leader Miguel Primo de Rivera
Founded 14 April 1924 (14 April 1924)[citation needed]
Dissolved 1930
Merged into National Monarchist Union
Headquarters Madrid, Spain
Newspaper La Nación
Ideology Spanish nationalism
Political Catholicism
Monarchism
Conservatism

*Merged in the National Monarchist Union, later merged in Renovación Española

The Spanish Patriotic Union, UPE (in Spanish: Unión Patriótica Española) was the political party created from above by Spanish dictator Miguel Primo de Rivera, conceived as a support to his conservative dictatorship and integrating political catholicism, technocrats, and the business-owning classes.

After the establishment the dismissal of Miguel Primo the Rivera in 1930 the party was succeeded by the Unión Monárquica Nacional ("National Monarchist Union").