Manuel Fraga
Person - Fraga Iribarne, Manuel (1922-2012)

Fraga Iribarne, Manuel (1922-2012)

Identification

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Person

Preferred form:

Fraga Iribarne, Manuel (1922-2012)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Vilalba (Lugo, España)  1922 - Madrid (España)  2012

History:

Spanish politician, ambassador, and professor. Doctor in Law and degree in Political and Economic Sciences. He was Professor of Political Law and of State Theory and Constitutional Law. During Franco's dictatorship he held various positions: lawyer of the Spanish Cortes, Minister for Information and Tourism, and Ambassador of Spain in London. After the death of the dictator, during the Transition to democracy, he was Minister for the Interior in the Government of Arias Navarro. He founded, together with other high positions of the late Francoism, the party Alianza Popular (AP/People's Alliance), a political party through which he concurred to the 1977 general elections. Moreover, he was speaker of the Constitutional Commission of 1978 belonging to the Constituent Parliamentary term. After the re‑foundation of AP as Partido Popular (PP/People's Party), he focused his political activity in Galicia, being regional President of the Xunta de Galicia after successive electoral victories.

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

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

 
Segundo franquismo, 1959-1975

Date of the event: 1959 - 1975

 

Occupations

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Cabinet officers

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Politicians

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Legislators

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Ambassadors

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Catedráticos de Derecho

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Vilalba (Lugo, España) in 1922

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 2012

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