Manuel Chaves
Person - Chaves, Manuel (1945-)

Chaves, Manuel (1945-)




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Chaves, Manuel (1945-)

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Politician and Doctor in Spanish Law. He was born in Ceuta on 7 July 1945. Member of the Spanish Socialist Worker's Party (Partido Socialista Obrero Español/PSOE) and Unión General de Trabajadores (UGT/General Union of Workers) since 1968. PSOE Deputy for Cádiz between 1977 and 1990, and later from 2011 to 2015. He was appointed Minister for Labor and Social Security between 1986 and 1990, during one of the governments of Felipe González. Later he was elected as President of the Junta de Andalucía between 1990 and 2009. After his Andalusian period, Manuel Chaves was appointed Minister for Territorial Policy between 2009 and 2010 and for Territorial Policy and Public Function between 2010 and 2011, during the government of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. He is Professor of Labor Law at the University of Seville and co‑founder of the UGT Federación de la Enseñanza (Federation of Teaching Workers). He was also a member of the UGT Executive Committee (1976-1986) and of the PSOE Federal Executive Committee (1981-1986 and 1990-1994). He also served as Secretary‑General of the Andalusian PSOE between 1990 and 2010 and President of the PSOE between 2000 and 2012.

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

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



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Madrid (España) between 1986 and 2011 Obs.:  Ministro

Sevilla (España) between 1990 and 2009 Obs.:  Presidente de la Junta de Andalucía

Cádiz (España) between 1977 and 2015 Obs.:  Diputado en el Congreso

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Ceuta (España) in 1945




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Spanish socialists

Related Authorities

González Márquez, Felipe (1942-)  ( He/She is a member of the Government; Ministro de Trabajo y Seguridad Social )

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Rodríguez Zapatero, José Luis (1960- )  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Ministro de Política Territorial de España (2009-2010) Ministro de Política Territorial y Función Pública (2010-2011) )

Universidad de Sevilla (España)  ( He/She works for; Catedrático de Derecho del Trabajo )


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