Felipe González

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Felipe González Márquez
Prime Minister of Spain
In office
1 December 1982 – 4 May 1996
Monarch Juan Carlos
Deputy Alfonso Guerra
Narcís Serra i Serra
Preceded by Leopoldo Calvo Sotelo
Succeeded by José María Aznar López
Leader of the Opposition
In office
4 May 1996 – 22 June 1997
Preceded by José María Aznar
Succeeded by Joaquin Almunia
In office
4 July 1977 – 1 December 1982
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Manuel Fraga Iribarne
Personal details
Born 5 March 1942 (1942-03-05) (age 72)
Seville, Spain
Political party Socialist Workers' Party
Spouse(s) María del Carmen Julia Romero y López
Alma mater University of Seville
Religion Roman Catholicism

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.