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Prime minister of Spain

Leopoldo Calvo Sotelo, former Prime Minister of Spain. Served as Second lieutenant, C.E., Spanish Army Reserve, 1947-1952. Member Unión de Centro Democrático.

Background

Sotelo, Leopoldo Calvo was born on April 14, 1926 in Madrid. Son of Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo and Mercedes Bustelo.

Education

Distric.E., University Madrid, 1951.

Career

Director general Perlofil, S.A., Madrid, 1954, Union Española de Explosivos S.A., Madrid, 1963-1970. Chairman Spanish Rys., Madrid, 1967-1968. Procurador Spanish Courtes, 1972-1975.

Director Urquijo Bank, Madrid, 1974-1975, Hispano Americano Bank. Minister commerce Spain, 1975-1976, minister public works, 1976-1977. Minister for relations with European Communities, 1978-1980.

Vice president for economic affairs Spain, 1980-1981, prime minister, 1981-1982. Member European Parl., 1986-1987. Member board directors Banco Central Hispanoamericano, 1992.

President Fundación José Ortega y Gasset, 1993.

Membership

Served as Second lieutenant, C.E., Spanish Army Reserve, 1947-1952. Member Unión de Centro Democrático.

Connections

Married Pilar IbáñezMartín, April 26, 1954. Children: Leopoldo, Juan, Pilar, Pedro, Victor, Jose María, Pablo y Andrés.

father:
Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo

mother:
Mercedes Bustelo

spouse:
Pilar IbáñezMartín

child:
Leopoldo Sotelo

child:
Juan Sotelo

child:
Pilar Sotelo

child:
Pedro Sotelo

child:
Victor Sotelo

child:
Jose María Sotelo

child:
Pablo y Andrés Sotelo