José María Aznar

Spanish President from 1996 to 2004
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José María Alfredo Aznar López (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse maˈɾi.a alˈfɾeðo aθˈnar ˈlopeθ] (About this soundlisten); born 25 February 1953) is a Spanish politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Spain from 1996 to 2004.[1]

José María Aznar

Aznar in Economic Ideas Forum, Madrid, Spain.jpg
Aznar in 2010
Prime Minister of Spain
In office
4 May 1996 – 17 April 2004
MonarchJuan Carlos I
DeputyFrancisco Álvarez Cascos
Mariano Rajoy
Rodrigo Rato
Preceded byFelipe González
Succeeded byJosé Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
Leader of the Opposition
In office
20 January 1989 – 4 May 1996
Prime MinisterFelipe González
Preceded byManuel Fraga Iribarne
Succeeded byFelipe González
Leader of Partido Popular
In office
1 April 1990 – 2 October 2004
Preceded byManuel Fraga Iribarne
Succeeded byMariano Rajoy
President of the Junta of Castile and León
In office
27 July 1987 – 16 September 1989
Preceded byJosé Constantino Nalda
Succeeded byJesús Posada
Personal details
José María Alfredo Aznar López

(1953-02-25) 25 February 1953 (age 67)
Madrid, Spain
Political partyPeople's Alliance (1979–1989)
People's Party (1989–present)
Spouse(s)Ana Botella
ChildrenJosé María
ParentsRamón Serrano Súñer
Alma materComplutense University of Madrid


  1. "Extended biography at Fundación CIDOB". Fundació CIDOB. 2004. Retrieved 2008-01-03. (in Spanish)

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