Person - Martín Villa, Rodolfo (1934-)

Martín Villa, Rodolfo (1934-)




Preferred form:

Martín Villa, Rodolfo (1934-)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Santa María del Páramo (León, España)  1934-10-03 - existente actualmente


Spanish politician. Industrial Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, he belongs to the Corps of Industrial Engineers at the service of public finances. Rodolfo Martín was also inked to the Vertical Union during the Franco dictatorship; in 1969 he was appointed Secretary‑General of the same.

With Carlos Arias Navarro he was Minister for Trade‑Union Relations (1975‑1976) and with Adolfo Suárez, he served as Minister for the Interior from 1976 to 1979. He joined the Unión de Centro Democrático (UCD/Union of Democratic Centre) as an independent, while he was appointed a Royal Senator in the Cortes Generales of 1977. Later, he was a UCD congressman for León in the I and II parliamentary terms (1979‑1986). In 1980 he was Minister for Territorial Administration (1980-1981). With the dissolution of the UCD he joined the Partido Popular (PP/People's Party), with which he won again a seat as deputy inthe IV, V and VI parliamentary terms (1989‑2000).

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

Date of the event: 1977-07-13 - 1979-01-02





(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:


(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Cabinet officers

Profession (carried on by):

Ingenieros industriales



Madrid (España)

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Santa María del Páramo (León, España) in 1934-10-03





Menéndez, Manuel Ángel. Fontes, Ignacio. Quién es quién: sus señorías los diputados : atlas de la democracia parlamentaria española. Manuel Ángel Menéndez Gijón, Ignacio Fontes. Tres Cantos (Madrid): Foca. 931 p.. 84-95440-25-3.

Related Authorities

Arias Navarro, Carlos (1908-1989)  ( He/She is a member of the Government )

Associative relations :

Ministerio de la Gobernación (España)  ( He/She is the owner/beneficiary/president of )

Sancho Rof, Jesús (1940-)  ( He/She is the business partner of )

Suárez, Adolfo (1932-2014)  ( He/She is a member of the Government )

Unión de Centro Democrático (España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Family relationships :

Martín Villa, Emilio (1927-1998)  - Membership

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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