Famous Spanish Lawyers

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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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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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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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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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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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Ibn Tufail
(Polymath)

Ibn Tufail
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Birthdate: 1105 AD
Birthplace: Guadix, Spain
Died: 1185 AD

Ibn Tufail was a 12th-century Arab polymath from Andalusia and a significant figure of the Islamic Golden Age. Best known for his philosophical romance Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān, he had also penned medical works in Arab and had been the court physician of Abū Yaʿqūb Yūsuf.

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 8 
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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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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Marcelino de Sautuola
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Birthdate: June 2, 1831
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santander, Cantabria 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.

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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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Juan Ruiz de Alarcón
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Birthdate: 1581 AD
Birthplace: Taxco, Mexico
Died: August 4, 1639

Juan Ruiz de Alarcón was a Mexico-born Spanish dramatist, known for cultivating different variations of dramaturgy. He lived mostly in Spain, holding several governmental posts, concurrently writing plays not just for monetary gain, but also for his own enjoyment. Less prolific than his peers, he wrote around twenty-five plays, which are known for their superb plot and psychological subtlety.

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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