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Enrique Barón Crespo

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Enrique Barόn
16th President of the European Parliament
In office
Preceded byCharles Henry Plumb
Succeeded byEgon Klepsch
Personal details
Born (1944-03-27) 27 March 1944 (age 80)
Madrid, Spain
Political partyPSOE, PES

Enrique Barόn Crespo (born 27 March 1944 in Madrid) is a Spanish politician, economist, and lawyer. He is a member of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party and was a member of the European Parliament for the Party of European Socialists group until 2009.

After election to the European Parliament he was President of the European Parliament (1989–1992), and was PES Group chairman from 1999 to 2004. He was Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (1992–1995).

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