Manuel Marín

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Manuel Marín
President of the European Commission
In office
15 March 1999 – 16 September 1999
Vice PresidentLeon Brittan
Preceded byJacques Santer
Succeeded byRomano Prodi
President of the Congress of Deputies
In office
8 April 2004 – 31 March 2008
Preceded byLuisa Fernanda Rudi
Succeeded byJosé Bono Martínez
Personal details
Born(1949-10-21)21 October 1949
Ciudad Real, Spain
Died4 December 2017(2017-12-04) (aged 68)
Madrid, Spain
Political partySpanish Socialist Workers' Party

Manuel Marín González (21 October 1949 – 4 December 2017) was a Spanish politician. He was a former President of the Congress of Deputies. He was a long-time member of the European Commission, and acting President during the Santer Commission following the resignation of the Jacques Santer.

Marín died in Madrid on 4 December 2017 at the age of 68 from lung cancer.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "'Father' of EU's Erasmus study abroad programme Manuel Marin dies".
  2. "Fallece el expresidente del Congreso Manuel Marín, a los 68 años". Archived from the original on 2017-12-07. Retrieved 2017-12-04.