Iñigo Urkullu

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Iñigo Urkullu
Urkullu lehendakaria.jpg
7th Lehendakari
Incumbent
Assumed office
15 December 2012
Monarch Juan Carlos I
Felipe VI
Preceded by Patxi López
Personal details
Born (1961-18-09) June 9, 1961 (age 52)
Alonsotegi, Biscay, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Political party EAJ-PNV
Alma mater University of Deusto
Profession School Teacher
Religion Roman Catholic

Íñigo Urkullu Renteria (born 18 September 1961) is a Spanish politician from Alonsotegi (Biscay)[1][2] and the president of the Basque government. Urkullu graduated from the University of Deusto as a Basque teacher. He is the Basque Nationalist Party chairman[3] since 2008 (re elected in 2012). He was the Biscay leader of the party (EAJ / PNV) from 2004 to 2008 (member since 1996). He was the director of the Biscay foral department for youth and social services from 1987 to 1994 and served in the Basque Parliament from 1984 to 1987 and 1994 to 2005 (II, III, V, VI, VII and VIII legislatures).

References[edit]

  1. ^ rtve.es Telediario - Íñigo Urkullu ha sido reelegido presidente del PNV 15 01 2012
  2. ^ elimparcial.es Íñigo Urkullu: “En ausencia de violencia hay que dejar paso a la política” 26.06.2012
  3. ^ Cambio 16. Información y Revistas, S.A. 1 January 2008. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
Preceded by
Patxi Lopez
Lehendakari
(President of the Basque Country)

2012
Succeeded by
incumbent