Felipe González

Prime Minister of Spain from 1982 to 1996

Felipe González Márquez (born 5 March 1942) is a Spanish socialist politician. He was the General Secretary of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) from 1974 to 1997. To date, he remains the longest-serving Prime Minister of Spain, after having served four successive mandates from 1982 to 1996. He is married and has three children.

Felipe González Márquez
Prime Minister of Spain
In office
1 December 1982 – 4 May 1996
MonarchJuan Carlos
DeputyAlfonso Guerra
Narcís Serra i Serra
Preceded byLeopoldo Calvo Sotelo
Succeeded byJosé María Aznar López
Leader of the Opposition
In office
4 May 1996 – 22 June 1997
Preceded byJosé María Aznar
Succeeded byJoaquin Almunia
In office
4 July 1977 – 1 December 1982
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byManuel Fraga Iribarne
Personal details
Born (1942-03-05) 5 March 1942 (age 82)
Seville, Spain
Political partySocialist Workers' Party
Spouse(s)María del Carmen Julia Romero y López
Alma materUniversity of Seville
Gonzalez with Crying Argentina President Cristina Kirchner