Born in Madrid on 29 February 1972. Pedro Sánchez has been President of the Government of Spain since June 2018. He holds a Doctorate in Economics and is General Secretary of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (Spanish acronym: PSOE), which he joined in 1993.
Who is the current chief of state in Spain?
The Spanish monarch, currently King Felipe VI, is the head of state and the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
Does Spain have a President or a king?
The form of government in Spain is a parliamentary monarchy, that is, a social representative democratic constitutional monarchy in which the monarch is the head of state, while the prime minister—whose official title is “President of the Government”—is the head of government.
Which party is in power in Spain?
Pedro Sánchez of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) has been Prime Minister since 2 June 2018, after a successful motion of no confidence against former prime minister Mariano Rajoy.
What is the capital of Spain?
Madrid, city, capital of Spain and of Madrid provincia (province). Spain’s arts and financial centre, the city proper and province form a comunidad autónoma (autonomous community) in central Spain.
Does Spain still have a royal family?
The current Spanish royal family consists of the present king, King Felipe VI, the queen consort, Queen Letizia, their children Leonor, Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofía of Spain, and the king’s parents, King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía.