Gonzalo Payo Subiza
Person - Payo Subiza, Gonzalo (1931-2002)

Payo Subiza, Gonzalo (1931-2002)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Pulgar (Toledo, España)  1931-01-10 - Toledo (España)  2002-08-13


Topographer, politician, and writer of Castilla-La Mancha.

Gonzalo Payo Subiza graduated in Mathematics from the University of Zaragoza (1958) and he got a PhD in Geography in 1964. Since 1959 he dedicated to scientific research in the branch of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior. He was Director of the Central Geophysical Observatory of Toledo, teacher of Mathematics of Secondary Education and professor of the University Centre of Toledo during several years, as well as topographer of the State.

In 1977 he joined Unión de Centro Democrático (UCD/Union of Democratic Centre) as an independent democrat, being elected deputy for Toledo in the Constituent (1977‑1979) and I (1979-1982) Parliamentary terms and Provincial Secretary of UCD (1979). In the Constituent Parliamentary term he belonged to the Commissions of Tajo‑Segura Transfer, of Disabled Persons, and of the Presidency. Moreover, he was President of the Education Commission at the Congress. With the rupture of UCD, he joined Centro Democrático y Social (CDS/Democratic and Social Centre) as a militant, returning to his position at the Toledo Geophysical Observatory at the end of 1982.

Payo Subiza was councilor of the City of Toledo, president of the Provincial Council of Toledo, executive councilor of Castilla‑La Mancha region, president of the Regional Government of Castilla-La Mancha (February to late 1982) and member of the regional government with Partido Popular (PP/People's Party) in Castilla‑La Mancha (1995‑2002). In 1995 he was elected regional deputy within the PP, remaining in office until the day of his death.

He is the author of numerous scientific works, political articles, books of poetry, and a novel.

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

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



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Politicians between 1976 and 2002

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Legislators between 1977 and 1982 Obs.:  de UCD

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Legislators between 1995 and 2002 Obs.:  de PP en Parlamento de Castilla-La Mancha



Madrid (España)

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Pulgar (Toledo, España) in 1931-01-10

Lugar de Defunción:

Toledo (España) in 2002-08-13





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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