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Famous Entrepreneurs from Spain

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List of notable or famous entrepreneurs from Spain, with bios and photos, including the top entrepreneurs born in Spain and even some popular entrepreneurs who immigrated to Spain. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Spanish entrepreneurs then this list is the perfect resource for you. These entrepreneurs are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known entrepreneur from Spain is included when available.

A factual list, featuring people like Amancio Ortega Gaona and Pío Pico.

This historic entrepreneurs from Spain list can help answer the questions "Who are some Spanish entrepreneurs of note?" and "Who are the most famous entrepreneurs from Spain?" These prominent entrepreneurs of Spain may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Spanish entrepreneurs.

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  • Adrián Fernández
    Photo: Laurent Cartalade / Flickr
    Adrián Fernández Mier (born April 20, 1963) is a Mexican retired racing driver and co-owner of the Fernandez Racing team.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 55
    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Amancio Ortega Gaona
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    Amancio Ortega Gaona (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈmanθjo oɾˈteɣa ɣaˈona], born 28 March 1936) is a Spanish billionaire businessman. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops. As of late September 2018, Ortega had a net worth of $70 billion, making him the second-wealthiest person in Europe after Bernard Arnault, and the sixth-wealthiest in the world. He is the head of the Ortega family. Ortega is also the wealthiest retailer in the world.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 84
    • Birthplace: Province of León, Spain
  • Andrés Soriano, Sr., also known as Col. Andres Soriano, was a Spanish Filipino businessman. He was a leader of the Philippine Falange during the late 1930s until he applied for Filipino citizenship. He was best known for expanding the original San Miguel Brewery that became San Miguel Corporation. He also established philanthropies and encouraged good employee relations by sharing profits with his more than 16,000 employees by establishing a pension plan that paid retired employees 25% of their salary, with guaranteed sick leaves and medical benefits. He was also known as the founder of Philippine Airlines, Asia's first air carrier. In 1935, during commonwealth era, Soriano established... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 66 (1898-1964)
    • Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
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    Bernardo Hernández González

    Bernardo Hernández may refer to: Bernardo Hernández González (born 1970), Spanish technology entrepreneur and business angel Bernardo Hernández Blázquez, Spanish businessman, founder in the 1930s of the ham producer company BEHER Bernardo Hernández Villaseñor (born 1942), Mexican footballer Bernardo Hernández de León (born 1993), Mexican footballer... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Salamanca, Spain