José Manuel Paredes Grosso
Person - Paredes Grosso, José Manuel (1934-1996)

Paredes Grosso, José Manuel (1934-1996)




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Paredes Grosso, José Manuel (1934-1996)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Cádiz (España)  1934-08-14 - 1996-02-12


Spanish lawyer and politician.

Law degree from the University of Seville. He was civil servant of the Senior Corps of Civil State Administrators. José Manuel Pareces Grosso was linked both to teaching and research and he was a professor at the National School of Public Administration and of the Institute of Hispanic Culture, as well as Secretary‑General of the National Research Centre for the Development of Education. Moreover, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the International Bureau of Education and of the Educational Research and Development Centre of the OECD.

He began his political activity in the Partido Demócrata Popular (PDP/ Democratic Popular Party), of which he was president and with which he joined Unión de Centro Democrático (UCD/Union of Democratic Centre). He was elected UCD deputy for Cádiz in the Constituent Parliamentary term (1977‑1979). When the centrist party disappeared, he joined the Partido Liberal (PL/Liberal Party), of which he was appointed vice president (1985). He was elected deputy of the AP‑PDP‑UL coalition for Seville in the III Parliamentary term (1986-1989). When the coalition broke, he left the People's group and he joined the Agrupación del Partido Liberal (Liberal Party Group). Finally, he moved to the Joint Group when the PL joined Alianza Popular (AP/People's Alliance) to form the Partido Popular (PP/People's Party).

Paredes Grosso left active politics in 1989. He is the author of Macroeducación (1971), Planificación de la educación (1971), La educación en la encrucijada, La demanda social de educación (1972) and El jardín de las Hespérides (1985).

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

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



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Politicians between 1976 and 1989

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Legislators in  Cádiz (provincia) between 1977 and 1979

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Legislators in  Sevilla (provincia) between 1986 and 1989



Madrid (España)

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Cádiz (España) in 1934-08-14





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.

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