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Spanish government official

Carme Chacón Piqueras, Spanish government official. Achievements include first woman to become Spain's Minister of Defense. Member Socialists' Party Catalonia, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party.

Background

Piqueras, Carme Chacón was born on March 13, 1971 in Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Barcelona, 1994. Post graduate, Victoria University. Doctor of Laws cum laude, Barcelona Autonomous University.

Post graduate, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto. Post graduate, University Kingston. Post graduate, Laval University, Quebec.

Post graduate, University Montreal.

Career

Town hall councillor, first deputy mayor, Esplugues de Llobregat, 1999—2000. Member Congress of Deputies, Madrid, since 2000, vice president, 2004—2007. Housing minister Republic of Spain, 2007—2008, defense minister, since 2008.

Professor law University Girona. Spokesperson Spanish Socialist Workers Party, secretary education culture and research. International observer Organization Security and Cooperation in Europe, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1996, Albania, 97.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first woman to become Spain's Minister of Defense.

Membership

Member Socialists' Party Catalonia, Spanish Socialist Workers' Party.

Connections

Married Miguel Barroso. 1 child Miguel.

spouse:
Miguel Barroso

child:
Miguel Piqueras