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Famous Politicians from Spain

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List of famous politicians from Spain, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Spanish politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Spanish politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Spain and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Spain, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List features politicians like Raül Romeva, Juan José de Vértiz y Salcedo and more!

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Spain in order to get more information about each one.
  • 1

    BirthplaceIbiza, Spain


    Abel Matutes y Juan (born 31 October 1941) is a Spanish politician who served as Spain's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 6 May 1996 to 2000. Matutes was born in Ibiza on 31 October 1941 and his...  more
  • 2

    Adán Martín Menis

    Dec. at 67 (1943-2010)

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz de Tenerife, Spain


    Adán Martín Menis (19 October 1943 – 10 October 2010) was president of the Canary Islands (Spain) from July 2003 until 2007. Menis was born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. He was an industrial engineer...  more
  • 3

    BirthplaceSeville, Spain


    Adelardo López de Ayala y Herrera (1828–1879), Spanish writer and politician....  more
  • 4

    BirthplaceCebreros, Spain


    Adolfo Suárez González, 1st Duke of Suárez (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈðolfo ˈswaɾeθ]; 25 September 1932 – 23 March 2014) was a Spanish lawyer and politician. Suárez was Spain's first democratically...  more
  • 5

    Agustí Cerdà i Argent

    Age: 54


    Agustí Cerdà i Argent (born 8 December 1965 in Canals, Valencia) is a Spanish politician, president of the minority Catalan nationalist party Republican Left of the Valencian Country since its...  more
  • 6

    Agustí Chalaux i de Subirà

    Dec. at 95 (1911-2006)


    Agustí Chalaux i de Subirà (Sant Genís dels Agudells, 1911, Barcelona 2006), was a Spanish thinker, who designed a political, economic and social model meant to reduce as much as possible the misuse...  more
  • 7

    Agustín Argüelles

    Dec. at 68 (1776-1844)


    Agustín Argüelles (Ribadesella, Asturias, August 18, 1776 - Madrid, March 26, 1844) was a Spanish liberal politician....  more
  • 8

    Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra

    Age: 72


    Agustín Díaz De Mera García Consuegra (born 27 September 1947 in Daimiel (Ciudad Real)) is a Spanish politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament with the People's Party, part of the...  more
  • 9

    Agustín Muñoz Grandes

    Dec. at 74 (1896-1970)

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain


    Agustín Muñoz Grandes (27 January 1896 – 11 July 1970) was a Spanish general, and politician, vice-president of the Spanish Government and minister with Francisco Franco several times; also known as...  more
  • 10

    Alberto Fabra

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceValencian Community, Spain


    Alberto Fabra Part is a Spanish politician who belongs to the People's Party. He is the fifth President of the Generalitat Valenciana since devolution was granted in 1982....  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceOurense, Spain


    Alberto Núñez Feijóo (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβeɾto ˈnuɲeθ feiˈxoo]; Galician pronunciation: [aːlˈβeɾtʊ ˈnuɲeθ fejˈʃoʊ]) born 10 September 1961 in Ourense, Spain) is the 7th and current President...  more
  • 12

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain


    Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón Jiménez (born 11 December 1958) is a Spanish politician and former Minister of Justice. He was mayor of Madrid between 2003 and 2011. A stalwart of the conservative People's...  more
  • 13

    Alejandro Alonso Núñez

    Age: 68


    Alejandro Alonso Núñez (born 20 August 1951 in Valdepeñas, Spain) is a Spanish politician. Married with two daughters, Alonso Núñez is a qualified veterinarian. He was a government official of the...  more
  • 14

    Alejandro Cao de Benós de Les y Pérez

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceTarragona, Spain


    Alejandro Cao de Benós de Les y Pérez (born 1974) is a Spanish-North Korean political activist with close relations with North Korea. He is a Special Representative of the Foreign Ministry of North...  more
  • 15

    Alejandro Lerroux

    Dec. at 85 (1864-1949)



    Alejandro Lerroux García (La Rambla, Córdoba, 4 March 1864 – Madrid, 25 June 1949) was a Spanish politician who was the leader of the Radical Republican Party. He served as Prime Minister three times...  more
  • 16

    Alejandro O'Reilly

    Dec. at 72 (1722-1794)

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland


    Alejandro O'Reilly, 1st Count of O'Reilly, KOA (Spanish pronunciation: [aleˈxandro oɾeiˈʎi]; October 24, 1723 in Baltrasna, Co. Meath, Ireland – March 23, 1794 in Bonete, Spain), English: Alexander,...  more
  • 17

    Alexandre Deulofeu

    Dec. at 75 (1903-1978)


    Alexandre Deulofeu Torres (20 September 1903, in L'Armentera – 27 December 1978, in Figueres) was a Catalan politician and philosopher of history. He wrote about what he called the Mathematics of...  more
  • 18

    Alfonso de Valdés

    Alfonso de Valdés (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈfonso ðe βalˈdes]; c. 1490 – October 1532) was a Spanish humanist, who worked at the chancellery of the Emperor Charles V. He was the twin brother of...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceCantabria, Spain


    Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈfɾeðo ˈpeɾeð ruβalˈkaβa]; 28 July 1951 – 10 May 2019) was a Spanish statesman, politician and chemist who served as Deputy Prime Minister of Spain...  more
  • 20

    Alicia Sánchez-Camacho

    Age: 53

    BirthplaceBlanes, Spain


    Alicia Sánchez-Camacho Pérez (born 22 April 1966) is a Spanish lawyer and politician. She has served as the President of the People's Party in Catalonia since 6 July 2008.Sánchez-Camacho was born to...  more
  • 21

    Alonso de Sotomayor

    Dec. at 65 (1545-1610)

    BirthplaceTrujillo, Cáceres, Spain


    Alonso de Sotomayor y Valmediano (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈlonso ðe sotomaˈʝoɾ]; 1545–1610) was a Spanish conquistador from Extremadura, and a Royal Governor of Chile....  more
  • 22

    Álvaro de Figueroa, 1st Count of Romanones

    Dec. at 87 (1863-1950)

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain


    Álvaro de Figueroa y Torres-Sotomayor, 1st Count of Romanones (9 August 1863 – 11 October 1950) was a Spanish politician. He was the Prime Minister of Spain three times between 1912 and 1918,...  more
  • 23

    Álvaro Gil-Robles

    Age: 75

    BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal


    Álvaro Gil-Robles y Gil-Delgado (born 9 September 1944 in Lisbon, Portugal) is a Spanish jurist and human rights activist. He was the 2nd Spanish Ombudsman between 1988 and 1993 and also served as...  more
  • 24

    Ana Botella

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain


    Ana Botella Serrano (born in 1953) is a Spanish politician belonging to the People's Party and the first female Mayor of Madrid, from December 2011 to June 2015....  more
  • 25

    Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli

    Dec. at 52 (1540-1592)

    BirthplaceCifuentes, Guadalajara, Spain


    Ana de Mendoza de la Cerda y de Silva Cifuentes, Princess of Eboli, Duchess of Pastrana, (in full, Spanish: Doña Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda), (29 June 1540 – 2 February 1592) was a Spanish...  more