Spain: Heads of Government: 1936-2016

Presidente de la Junta Técnica del Estado
3 Oct 1936 - 3 Jun 1937 Fidel Dávila Arrondo
3 Jun 1937 - 31 Jan 1938 Francisco Gómez-Jordana y Sousa, conde de Jordana
Presidente del Gobierno [1]
31 Jan 1938 - 9 Jun 1973 Francisco Franco Bahamonde [2]
8 Jun 1973 - 20 Dec 1973 Luis Carrero Blanco (x)
Vicepresidente del Gobierno (ex officio)
20 Dec 1973 - 29 Dec 1973 Torcuato Fernández-Miranda y Hevia (from 31 May 1977 duque de Fernández Miranda) [3]
Presidente del Gobierno
29 Dec 1973 - 1 Jul 1976 Carlos Arias Navarro (from 2 Jul 1976 marqués de Arias Navarro)
Vicepresidente del Gobierno
1 Jul 1976 - 3 Jul 1976 Fernando de Santiago y Díaz de Mendívil [4]
Presidente del Gobierno
3 Jul 1976 - 25 Feb 1981 Adolfo Suárez y González (from 25 Feb 1981 duque de Suárez)
25 Feb 1981 - 1 Dec 1982 Leopoldo Ramón Pedro Calvo-Sotelo y Bustelo (from 24 Jun 2002 marqués de la Ría de Ribadeo)
1 Dec 1982 - 4 May 1996 Felipe González Márquez
4 May 1996 - 16 Apr 2004 José María Alfredo Aznar López
16 Apr 2004 - 20 Dec 2011 José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
20 Dec 2011 - Mariano Rajoy Brey

[1] As Jefe del Estado (Head of State), was assigned with presidency in the government (effective 31 Jan 1938), but did not make official use of the style Presidente del Gobierno; this provision was suspended by the Law No. 14/1973 (effective 9 Jun 1973); official appointment of Carrero Blanco is dated 8 Jun 1973.
[2] Vicepresidente del Gobierno
31 Jan 1938 - 8 Aug 1939 Francisco Gómez-Jordana y Sousa (x)
10 Jul 1962 - 22 Jul 1967 Agustín Muñoz Grandes
21 Sep 1967 - 8 Jun 1973 Luis Carrero Blanco
[3] In office 11 Jun 1973 - 3 Jan 1974.
[4] Appointed (1 Jul 1976) to exercise the functions of Presidente del Gobierno until the appointment of a successor; in office 11 Dec 1975 - 22 Sep 1976.
Last updated on: 17 May 2012 12:57:57