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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]

The Most Excellent
José Antonio Monago Terraza
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President of the Regional Government of Extremadura
Assumed office
5 July 2015
Monarch Felipe VI
Preceded by José Antonio Monago
In office
29 June 2007 – 7 July 2011
Monarch Juan Carlos I
Preceded by Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra
Succeeded by José Antonio Monago
Personal details
Born (1958-10-06) 6 October 1958 (age 59)
Olivenza, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Political party PSOE
Alma mater University of Córdoba

He studied medicine at the University of Córdoba.

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Political offices
Preceded by
María Emilia Manzano
Regional Minister of Social Security
1996–1999
Succeeded by
Ana Garrido Chamorro
Preceded by
None
Regional Minister of Health and Consumption
1999–2007
Succeeded by
María Jesús Mejuto
Preceded by
Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra
President of the Regional Government of Extremadura
2007-2011
Succeeded by
José Antonio Monago
Preceded by
José Antonio Monago
President of the Regional Government of Extremadura
2015-present
Incumbent
Party political offices
Preceded by
Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra
Secretary-General of the PSOE-Extremadura
2008–present
Incumbent