Sotillos in 1982

Eduardo Sotillos Palet (born 1940) is a Spanish journalist and politician. He served as Spokesperson of the Government of Spain between 1982 and 1985.

BiographyEdit

Born on 27 March 1940 in Madrid.[1] He was the director of Radio Nacional de España (RNE) during the Spanish transition to democracy.[2] He was also the RNE's corresponde to Lisbon and Press Chief of José María de Areilza.[3] Director of the Telediario in Televisión Española,[2] he affiliated to the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) in 1979.[2]

Following the victory of the PSOE in the 1982 general election he was appointed as Spokesperson of the Government of Spain, serving until 1985.[2][4]

He was municipal councillor in Pozuelo de Alarcón from 1991 to 1994.[2]

He left the PSOE circa 2015.[5]

AwardsEdit

  • Premio APM de Honor (1997)[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Efemérides de mañana, lunes 27 de marzo de 2017". El Confidencial. 26 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e Gómez, Luis (22 June 2014). "El encuentro del nuevo y el viejo PSOE". El País.
  3. ^ "El periodista Eduardo Sotillos, probable portavoz del Gobierno". El País. 28 November 1982.
  4. ^ Schumacher, Edward; Times, Special to The New York (1985-07-05). "Spain's Leader Drops Top Aides in a Big Shuffle". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-07-23.
  5. ^ "a discreta salida del histórico Eduardo Sotillos del PSOE". ecodiario.eleconomista. 9 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Palmarés del Premio APM de Honor".
Political offices
Preceded by
Ignacio Aguirre
Spokesperson of the Government of Spain
1982–1985
Succeeded by
Javier Solana