Famous Spanish Lawyers & Judges

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Mariano Rajoy
(Former Prime Minister of Spain)
Mariano Rajoy
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Birthdate: March 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santiago de Compostela

Former Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy is a qualified lawyer and had stepped into politics at the tender age of 26. Under his leadership, the People’s Party shifted from being staunchly right to center-right. He was eventually ousted by a vote of no-confidence after the Catalan independence crisis.

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Joan Laporta
(Lawyer, Jurist, Politician, Professor)
Joan Laporta
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Birthdate: June 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barcelona
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José Antonio Primo de Rivera
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Birthdate: April 24, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: November 20, 1936
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Ines Arrimadas
(Politician)
Ines Arrimadas
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Birthdate: July 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusia, Spain
Miriam González Durántez
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Birthdate: May 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Olmedo, Valladolid, Spain
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Francisco de Vitoria
(Spanish Philosopher, Theologian, and Jurist of Renaissance Spain)
Francisco de Vitoria
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Birthdate: 1483 AD
Birthplace: Burgos, Spain
Died: August 12, 1546

Francisco de Vitoria was a Spanish Roman Catholic theologian, philosopher, and jurist of Renaissance Spain. He founded the School of Salamanca, a tradition in philosophy. He made tremendous contributions to the theory of just war and international law. His works have been interpreted by various scholars to support contrary policies. He taught at the universities of Valladolid and of Salamanca. 

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Niceto Alcalá-Zamora
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Birthdate: July 6, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Priego de Córdoba, Spain
Died: February 18, 1949
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Baltasar Garzón
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Birthdate: October 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Torres, Spain
 9 
Manuela Carmena
(Politician, Judge)
Manuela Carmena
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Birthdate: February 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Clara Campoamor
(Politician)
Clara Campoamor
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Birthdate: February 12, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: April 30, 1972
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Pilar Llop
(Judge Politician)
Pilar Llop
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Birthdate: August 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Esperanza Aguirre
(Politician)
Esperanza Aguirre
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Birthdate: January 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid, Francoist Spain Spain
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Margarita Robles
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Birthdate: November 10, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: León, Spain León, Spain
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Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola
(Spanish Jurist and Amateur Archaeologist Who Excavated Altamira Cave)
Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola
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Birthdate: June 2, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santander, Spain
Died: March 30, 1888

Spanish jurist and amateur archaeologist Marcelino de Sautuola was the owner of the land where the Altamira cave was found. Led by his eight-year-old daughter María, Sautuola discovered drawings of the cave that are earliest known examples of Stone Age painting. Sautuola and archaeologist Juan Vilanova y Piera excavated the cave that was later declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.

 15 
Torcuato Fernández-Miranda
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Birthdate: November 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gijon, Asturias, Spain
Died: June 19, 1980
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Alejandro Lerroux
(Politician)
Alejandro Lerroux
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Birthdate: March 4, 1864
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Rambla, Spain
Died: June 25, 1949
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Vasco de Quiroga
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Birthdate: February 3, 1470
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Spain
Died: March 14, 1565

Trained in theology and law, Vasco de Quiroga was the second audiencia of New Spain and the Bishop of Michoacán. Considered as a humanist educator and a social reformer, he is believed to have worked diligently for the welfare of the Indian in Mexico, establishing two hospitals and also the Colegio de San Nicolás Obisbo for that purpose.

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Nuria Piera
(Journalist)
Nuria Piera
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Birthdate: June 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Adolfo Suárez Illana
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Birthdate: May 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
José de Gálvez, 1st Marquess of Sonora
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Birthdate: January 2, 1720
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Macharaviaya, Spain
Died: August 21, 1792