Felipe González

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Birthday
5, 1942
Birthplace
Spain
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
5, 1942 (age 77)
Birthplace
Spain

About

Spanish social-democratic politician who became the longest-serving Spanish prime minster after serving four successive mandates from 1982 to 1996. He was also the General Secretary of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party for 23 years.

Before Fame

He studied Law at Seville University and began a career as an attorney.

Trivia

His rise to power is often considered the final step in the reinstatement of democracy following the death of former military dictator Francisco Franco.

Family Life

He married María del Carmen Julia Romero y López in 1969 and they have three children.

Associated With

He and José María Aznar both served as Prime Minister of Spain.