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The Spanish Democratic Party (Spanish: Partido Demócrata Español; PADE) was a conservative political party in Spain, created as a split from the centre-right People's Party in 1996. Its chairman was Juan Ramón Calero Rodríguez, former PP spokesperson in Congress.

Spanish Democratic Party

Partido Demócrata Español
PresidentJuan Ramón Calero
Dissolved10 May 2008
Split fromPP
HeadquartersC/ Francisco Silvela, 77
28028 Madrid, Spain
Christian humanism
Political positionRight-wing to far-right


It regarded itself as being to the right of the People's Party, with some sources regarding it as a far-right party.[1] This was denied by the party,[2] which described itself as christian humanist, liberal-reformist and moderate.


  1. ^ "Los partidos 'ultras' y antiinmigración tocan poder". El País (in Spanish). 2007-06-03.
  2. ^ "Puntualización". El País (in Spanish). 2007-06-14.