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Guillermo Fernández Vara (Olivenza, 1958) is a Spanish politician from the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party who has been the President of the Regional Government of Extremadura since 2015. He previously served as the President of Extremadura from 2007 to 2011.[1] Fernández had also previously served as Minister for Health (1995 to 1996) and Social Security (1996 to 1999) in Extremaduran regional governments.[2]

Guillermo Fernández Vara
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President of the Regional Government of Extremadura
Assumed office
5 July 2015
MonarchFelipe VI
Preceded byJosé Antonio Monago
In office
29 June 2007 – 7 July 2011
MonarchJuan Carlos I
Preceded byJuan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra
Succeeded byJosé Antonio Monago
Member of the Assembly of Extremadura
Assumed office
13 June 1999
Personal details
Born (1958-10-06) 6 October 1958 (age 60)
Olivenza (Badajoz), Extremadura, Spain
Political partyPSOE
Alma materUniversity of Córdoba

He studied medicine at the University of Córdoba.