Felipe González

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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

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.