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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.

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Abel Matutes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Abel Matutes age 76 Abel Matutes y Juan 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 early political life ...more

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Adán Martín Menis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Adán Martín Menis Died at 67 (1943-2010) Adán Martín Menis was president of the Canary Islands from July 2003 until 2007. Menis was born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. He was an industrial engineer and represented the ...more

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Adelardo López de Ayala y Herr... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Adelardo López de Ayala y Herrera Died at 51 (1828-1879) Adelardo López de Ayala y Herrera, Spanish writer and politician.

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Adolfo Suárez, 1st Duke of Suá... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Adolfo Suárez, 1st Duke of Suárez Died at 82 (1932-2014) Adolfo Suárez González, 1st Duke of Suárez, Grandee of Spain, KOGF OCIII was a Spanish lawyer and politician. Suárez was Spain's first democratically elected prime ...more

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Agustí Cerdà i Argent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Agustí Cerdà i Argent age 52 Agustí Cerdà i Argent is a Spanish politician, president of the minority Catalan nationalist party Republican Left of the Valencian Country since its foundation in September of ...more

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Agustí Chalaux i de Subirà is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Agustí Chalaux i de Subirà Died at 95 (1911-2006) Agustí Chalaux i de Subirà, was a Catalan thinker, who designed a political, economic and social model meant to reduce as much as possible the misuse of power, extreme poverty and

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Agustín Argüelles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Agustín Argüelles Died at 68 (1776-1844) Agustín Argüelles was a Spanish liberal politician. He studied Law at the University of Oviedo and worked as secretary of the bishop of Barcelona. In 1809 he was appointed secretary ...more

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Agustín Díaz de Mera García Co... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra age 70 Agustín Díaz De Mera García Consuegra is a Spanish politician and Member of the European Parliament with the People's Party, part of the European People's Party and sits on ...more

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Agustín Muñoz Grandes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Agustín Muñoz Grandes Died at 74 (1896-1970) Agustín Muñoz Grandes was a Spanish general, and politician, vice-president of the Spanish Government and minister with Francisco Franco several times; also known as the commander ...more

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Alberto Fabra is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alberto Fabra age 51 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.

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Alberto Núñez Feijóo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alberto Núñez Feijóo age 56 Alberto Núñez Feijóo is the 5th and current President of the Xunta of Galicia. Núñez Feijóo became president in April 2009 following the regional ...more

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Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón age 59 Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón Jiménez is a Spanish politician and minister of justice. He was mayor of Madrid between 2003 and 2011. A stalwart of the conservative People's Party, he has ...more

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Alejandro Alonso Núñez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alejandro Alonso Núñez age 66 Alejandro Alonso Núñez is a Spanish politician. Married, with two daughters, Alonso Núñez is a qualified veterinarian. He was a Government official of the Cuerpo ...more

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Alejandro Cao de Benós de Les ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alejandro Cao de Benós de Les y Pérez age 43 Alejandro Cao de Benós de Les y Pérez is the Special Delegate of North Korea's Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries and president of the Korean Friendship ...more

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Alejandro Lerroux is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alejandro Lerroux Died at 85 (1864-1949) Alejandro Lerroux y García was a Spanish politician who was the leader of the Radical Republican Party during the Second Spanish Republic. He served as Prime Minister of Spain three times ...more

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Alejandro O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alejandro O'Reilly Died at 72 (1722-1794) Marshal Alejandro, Conde de O'Reilly, was an Irish-born military reformer and Inspector-General of Infantry for the Spanish Empire in the second half of the 18th century. O'Reilly served as the ...more

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Alexandre Deulofeu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alexandre Deulofeu Died at 75 (1903-1978) Alexandre Deulofeu Torres was a Catalan politician and philosopher of history. He wrote about what he called the Mathematics of History, a cyclical theory on the evolution of civilizations.

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Alfonso de Valdés is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alfonso de Valdés Alfonso de Valdés was Spanish humanist, who became chancellor of the Emperor Charles V. He was the twin brother of Juan de Valdés. Alfonso de Valdés was born c. 1490 in ...more

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Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba age 66 Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba is a Spanish politician who was General Secretary of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party from 2012 to 2014. He served in the government of Spain as Minister of ...more

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Alicia Sánchez-Camacho is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alicia Sánchez-Camacho age 51 Alicia Sánchez-Camacho Pérez 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 ...more

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Alonso de Sotomayor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Alonso de Sotomayor Died at 65 (1545-1610) Alonso de Sotomayor y Valmediano was a Spanish conquistador from Extremadura, and a Royal Governor of Chile.

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Álvaro de Figueroa, 1st Count ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Álvaro de Figueroa, 1st Count of Romanones Died at 87 (1863-1950) Don Álvaro de Figueroa y Torres-Sotomayor, 1st Count of Romanones, Grandee of Spain was a Spanish politician. He was the Prime Minister of Spain three times between 1912 and 1918, ...more

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Álvaro Gil-Robles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Álvaro Gil-Robles age 73 Álvaro Gil-Robles y Gil-Delgado is a Spanish jurist and human rights activist. He was Commissioner for Human Rights of Council of Europe from 15 October 1999 to 31 March 2006. He was the ...more

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Ana Botella is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Ana Botella age 63 Ana Botella Serrano is a Spanish politician belonging to the Spanish People's Party and Mayor of Madrid since December 2011.

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Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eb... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli Died at 52 (1540-1592) Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, Princess of Eboli, Duchess of Pastrana, was a Spanish aristocrat, suo jure 2nd Princess of Mélito, 2nd Duchess of Francavilla and 3rd Countess of Aliano.

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Ana de Palacio y del Valle-Ler... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Ana de Palacio y del Valle-Lersundi age 69 Ana Isabel de Palacio y del Valle-Lersundi in Madrid, daughter of Luis María de Palacio y de Palacio, 4th Marqués de Matonte, and wife Luisa Mariana del Valle-Lersundi y del Valle, ...more

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Ana Mato is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Ana Mato age 58 Ana Mato Adrover is a Spanish politician. From 2011 to 2014 she served as Spain's Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality in the Rajoy Cabinet. On 26 November 2014 she resigned due to ...more

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Andrés Pico is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Andrés Pico Died at 66 (1810-1876) Andrés Pico was a Californio who became a successful rancher, served as a military commander during the Mexican-American War; and was elected to the state assembly and senate after ...more

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Andreu Mas-Colell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Andreu Mas-Colell age 73 Andreu Mas-Colell is a Spanish Catalan economist, an expert in microeconomics and one of the world's leading mathematical economists. He is the founder of the Barcelona Graduate School of ...more

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Andreu Nin i Pérez is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Andreu Nin i Pérez Died at 45 (1892-1937) Andreu Nin i Pérez, also known as Andrés Nin, was a Spanish communist politician.

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Ángel Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Ángel Cabrera Ángel Cabrera Izquierdo is the sixth President of George Mason University, and the past President of Thunderbird School of Global Management. His work includes research on psychological ...more

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Ángel de Saavedra, 3rd Duke of... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Ángel de Saavedra, 3rd Duke of Rivas Died at 74 (1791-1865) Don Ángel de Saavedra y Ramírez de Baquedano, 3rd Duke of Rivas, was a Spanish poet, dramatist and politician born in Córdoba. He is best known for his play Don ...more

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Ángeles González Sinde is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Ángeles González Sinde age 52 Ángeles González-Sinde Reig is a Spanish scriptwriter, film director and politician. She was Culture Minister of Spain from April 2009 until December 2011. González-Sinde ...more

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Antolín Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Antolín Sánchez age 62 Antolín Sánchez Presedo is a Spanish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, part of the Party of European Socialists.

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Antonio Cánovas del Castillo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Antonio Cánovas del Castillo Died at 69 (1828-1897) Antonio Cánovas del Castillo was a Spanish politician and historian known principally for serving six terms as Spanish Prime Minister, his role in supporting the restoration of the ...more

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Antonio González de Aguilar, 8... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Antonio González de Aguilar, 8th Marquis of la Vega de Armijo Died at 84 (1824-1908) Don Antonio González de Aguilar y Correa o Corea, 8th Marquis of la Vega de Armijo, 6th Marquis of Mos, Grandee of Spain, KOGF was a Spanish noble and politician who served as Prime ...more

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Antonio López de Santa Anna is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Antonio López de Santa Anna Died at 82 (1794-1876) Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón, often known as Santa Anna or López de Santa Anna and sometimes called "the Napoleon ...more

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Antonio López-Istúriz White is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Antonio López-Istúriz White age 47 Antonio López-Istúriz White is a Spanish politician and Member of the European Parliament with the People's Party, Secretary-General of the European People's Party as well as ...more

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Antonio Masip Hidalgo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Antonio Masip Hidalgo age 71 Antonio Masip Hidalgo is a Spanish politician, lawyer and a Member of the European Parliament for the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, part of the Socialist Group. He sits on the European ...more

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Antonio Maura is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Antonio Maura Died at 72 (1853-1925) Antonio Maura y Montaner was Prime Minister of Spain on five separate occasions: 5 December 1903 – 16 December 1904, 25 January 1907 – 21 October 1909, 22 March 1918 – 9 November 1918, 14 April ...more

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Arnaldo Otegi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Arnaldo Otegi age 59 Arnaldo Otegi Mondragón is a Basque politician, currently in prison, he was elected as Secretary General of abertzale Basque separatist party Sortu in February 2013. He has been a member ...more

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Arsenio Martínez-Campos y Antó... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Arsenio Martínez-Campos y Antón Died at 69 (1831-1900) Arsenio Martínez-Campos y Antón, born Martínez y Campos, was a Spanish officer, who rose against the First Spanish Republic in a military revolution in 1874 and restored ...more

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Artur Mas i Gavarró is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Artur Mas i Gavarró age 61 Artur Mas i Gavarró is a Catalan politician who is the President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, having assumed office on December 27, 2010, after winning the November 2010 election. He ...more

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Augusto Barcía Trelles is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Augusto Barcía Trelles Died at 80 (1881-1961) Augusto Barcia y Trelles was a Spanish politician, several times member of the Congress of Deputies, who served as acting Prime Minister of Spain from 10 May 1936 to 13 May 1936 due to former PM ...more

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Baldomero Espartero, Prince of... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Baldomero Espartero, Prince of Vergara Died at 86 (1793-1879) Don Joaquín Baldomero Fernández-Espartero y Alvarez de Toro, 1st Prince of Vergara, 1st Duke of la Victoria, 1st Duke of Morella, 1st Count of Luchana, 1st Viscount of Banderas was ...more

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Baltasar Garzón is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Baltasar Garzón age 62 Baltasar Garzón Real is a Spanish jurist. Garzón formerly served on Spain's central criminal court, the Audiencia Nacional, and was the examining magistrate of the Juzgado Central ...more

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Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros Died at 73 (1756-1829) Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros y de la Torre was a Spanish naval officer born in Cartagena. He took part in the Battle of Cape St Vincent and the Battle of Trafalgar, and in the Spanish resistance ...more

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Bárbara Dührkop Dührkop is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Bárbara Dührkop Dührkop age 72 Bárbara Dührkop Dührkop is a Spanish politician and member of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party. She was until 2009 a Member of the European Parliament, where she was a ...more

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Beatriz Corredor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Beatriz Corredor age 49 Beatriz Corredor Sierra is a Spanish lawyer and politician, who served as Minister of Housing from April 14, 2008 to October 20, 2010.

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Bernardino Fernández de Velasc... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Spain
Bernardino Fernández de Velasco, 14th Duke of Frías Died at 98 (1753-1851) Don Bernardino Fernández de Velasco-Pacheco y Benavides, 14th Duke of Frías, Grandee of Spain, KOGF was a Spanish noble, politician, diplomat and writer who served in 1838 as Prime ...more