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.

Use this list of renowned Spanish entrepreneurs to discover some new entrepreneurs that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (9 items)
Adrián Fernández is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Spain
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José Adrián Fernández Mier is a Mexican retired racing driver and co-owner of the Fernandez Racing team. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

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Amancio Ortega Gaona is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Spain
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Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish fashion executive and founding chairman of the Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops. In March 2015, he was ranked as the fourth richest person in the world by Forbes with a net worth of USD $62.6 billion. The Bloomberg Billionaires Index on March 2014 listed Amancio Ortega Gaona as the world's fourth richest person with reported combined assets of USD $57 billion. He was listed as third-richest person in the world by Hurun Report in February 2014, with a net worth of USD $62 billion. He resides with his second wife in an apartment building in Galicia, Spain. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Province of León, Spain

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Andres Soriano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Spain
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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 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Spain
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Bernardo Hernández González

Bernardo Hernández González is a Spanish technology entrepreneur and business angel. He is currently the head of Flickr at Yahoo. He previously was Director of Product Management at Google and Managing Director at Zagat. He has started, alone or with other partners, several Internet companies in Spain, such as, or He has been an early investor in Tuenti, a leading social network in Spain where he served as President of the Board until the sale to Telefonica in the summer of 2010. He is also President of the Board of the first internet start up in Spain to go public, He is founder and president of StepOne, a company that helps Spanish ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Salamanca, Spain