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Alberto Núñez Feijóo (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβeɾto ˈnuɲeθ feiˈxoo]; Galician pronunciation: [aːlˈβeɾtʊ ˈnuɲeθ fejˈʃoʊ]) born 10 September 1961 in Ourense, Spain)[1] is the 7th and current President of the Regional Government of Galicia.


Alberto Núñez Feijóo
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7th President of the Regional Government of Galicia
Assumed office
18 April 2009
MonarchJuan Carlos I
Felipe VI
DeputyAlfonso Rueda
Preceded byEmilio Pérez Touriño
First Vice President of the Regional Government of Galicia
In office
10 September 2004 – 2 August 2005
PresidentManuel Fraga
Preceded byJavier Suárez Vence
Succeeded byAnxo Quintana
Personal details
Born
Alberto Núñez Feijóo

(1961-09-10) 10 September 1961 (age 58)
Ourense, Galicia, Spain
NationalitySpanish
Political partyPeople's Party of Galicia
ResidenceMonte Pio (official)
Alma materUniversity of Santiago de Compostela
Styles of
Alberto Núñez Feijóo
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Reference styleExcelentísimo Señor (Don)
Spoken styleSeñor Presidente
Alternative styleDon Alberto, Señor Núñez Feijóo

Núñez Feijóo became president in April 2009 following the regional parliamentary elections held in Galicia the previous month.

He was officially named President of the Regional Government by Royal Decree (Real Decreto 630/2009), issued by King Juan Carlos I, on 17 April 2009.[2]

Background and family lifeEdit

Alberto Núñez Feijóo was born at number 6 Avenida de Mesón in the village of Os Peares (Ourense, Galicia, Spain) on 10 September 1961.[3] His father was Saturnino Núñez, a construction foreman, and his mother Sira Feijóo.

Núñez Feijóo was educated at the Maristas de León boarding school.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biography of Alberto in El País
  2. ^ "Num 95 Sec. II.A." (PDF). Boletin Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). 18 April 2009.
  3. ^ "El hijo del Saturnino y la Sira". El País.
Political offices
Preceded by
Xosé Cuiña
Regional Minister of Territorial Policy,
Public Works and Housing of Galicia

2003–2005
Succeeded by
María José Caride
Preceded by
Javier Suárez Vence
First Vice President of Galicia
2004–2005
Succeeded by
Anxo Quintana
Preceded by
Emilio Pérez Touriño
President of Galicia
2009–present
Incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by
Manuel Fraga Iribarne
President of the PP of Galicia
2006–present
Incumbent