Federico Silva
Person - Silva Muñoz, Federico (1923-1997)

Silva Muñoz, Federico (1923-1997)




Preferred form:

Silva Muñoz, Federico (1923-1997)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Benavente  1923-10-28 - 1997-08-12


Spanish politician and jurist. Married.

Silva obtained a PhD in Law from the University of Madrid, and was a professor at the Universities of Madrid, International Menéndez Pelayo, Santa María de la Rábida and the School of Taxes Studies, as well as civil servant in the Body of State Lawyers and of the Council of State Lawyers.

Silva was also a member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation, and of the Academy of Arts and Letters of San Dionisio de Jerez. He also chaired the Council of the University Residence Hall San Pablo, and was a member of the Superior Council of Church Teachings and of the Government Board of the School of Christian Citizenship, among others.

Regarding Silva's political career, he was the leader of the National Catholic Association of Propagandists, Minister of Public Works, president of CAMPSA and vice-president of BUTANO, as well as deputy of Popular Alliance for Zaragoza in the Constituent Legislature.

Silva's last highlighting post was consultant of Banesto.

Silva was awarded with the French Medal of Merit, the Extraordinary Gold Medal of the Council of Barcelona, the Gold Medal of Madrid, the Gold Medal of the city of Huelva and the Grand Cross of Carlos III.

According to Silva's political acts, the most highlighting ones are: the Asphalt Itineraries Network (REDIA), the plan on National Highways of Spain (PANE), as well as the order of building the first highways in Spain (1967).

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

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


Internal Structure-Genealogy:

Esposa: Rosario de Lapuerta

Hijos: Marta Silva de Lapuerta


(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Legislators in  Madrid (España) between 1977-07-07 and 1979-01-02 Obs.:  Diputado en la Legislatura Constituyente



Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers  Obs.:  Abogado del Estado

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Cabinet officers in  Madrid (España) between 1965-07-07 and 1970-04-14 Obs.:  Ministro de Obras Públicas

Profession (carried on by):

College teachers

Profession (carried on by):

Civil servants


Catedral de la Almudena (Madrid, España) in 1997 Obs.:  Lugar de enterramiento


Madrid (España)

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Benavente in 1923-10-28

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

Madrid (España) in 1997-08-12





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.

Urquijo y Goitia, José Ramón de. Gobiernos y ministros españoles en la Edad Contemporánea. 2ª ed. corr. y aum.. José Ramón Urquijo Goitia. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. 2008. 596 p.. 978-84-00-08737-1.

Related Authorities

Alianza Popular (España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Associative relations :

Franco, Francisco (1892-1975)  ( He/She is a member of the Government )

Ministerio de Obras Públicas (España, 1931-1977)  ( He/She is the owner/beneficiary/president of; Ministro )

Orden de Carlos III  ( He/She is a member of )

Universidad Complutense de Madrid (España, 1970-)  ( Es estudiante de )

Temporary relationships :

Fernández de la Mora, Gonzalo (1924-2002)  - Earlier (He/She is the predecessor of; Ministerio de Obras Públicas)

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