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Pío García-Escudero Márquez, 4th Count of Badarán (born 28 October 1952) is a Spanish architect and politician who served as the 59th President of the Senate of Spain from 2011 to 2019.[1] Since May 21, 2019, Escudero serves as the Second Vice President of the Senate.

The Count of Badarán

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59th President of the Senate of Spain
In office
13 December 2011 – 20 May 2019
MonarchJuan Carlos I (2011–2014)
Felipe VI (2014–2019)
Preceded byJavier Rojo
Succeeded byManuel Cruz Rodríguez
Spanish Senator
for Madrid
Assumed office
14 March 2004
Personal details
Pío García-Escudero Márquez

(1952-10-28) 28 October 1952 (age 66)
Madrid, Spain
Political partyPeople's Party


Early YearsEdit

Born in 1952 in Madrid where he was raised, he graduated from Technical University of Madrid and as an architect from Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid.

Political careerEdit

García-Escudero Márquez was a Senator from 9 April 1996 to 2 February 1999, and again from 13 April 2004 to 26 September 2011 as a member of the People's Party.


García-Escudero Marquez was married on 15 June 1982 to María del Carmen Ramos Pérez. The couple have two children:

He is involved in Bárcenas affair corruption scandal and appeared before court as a witness in Gürtel case trial on 26 July 2017.[2]


Foreign honoursEdit


  1. ^ "Presidente del Senado. Biografía" (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  2. ^ El presidente del Senado reconoce un pago anotado por Bárcenas ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)