Joaquín María López y López (Villena, Spain, 15 August 1798 – Madrid, Spain, 14 November 1855) was a Spanish politician, writer and journalist who served twice as Prime Minister of Spain in 1843, during the reign of Queen Isabella II. López held other important political offices such as Minister of the Gobernation (1836–1837) and Mayor of Madrid in 1840.
His family, who helped several times different kings and queens from Spain, was a very important family. His real name was Joaquín María López de Oliver y López de Platas. He had 3 legitime children and a daughter from an affair he had.