Estanislao Figueras

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Estanislao Figueras
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President of the Executive Power
In office
12 February 1873 – 11 June 1873
Preceded by Amadeo I
(King of Spain)
Succeeded by Francisco Pi y Margall
President of the Council of Ministers of Spain
In office
11 February 1873 – 11 June 1873
Preceded by Manuel Ruiz Zorrilla
Succeeded by Francisco Pi y Margall
Personal details
Born (1819-11-13)13 November 1819
Barcelona, Spain
Died 11 November 1882(1882-11-11) (aged 62)
Madrid, Spain
Political party Progressist
(1848–1849)
Democratic
(1849–1868)
Democratic Federal Republican
(1868–1880)
Organic Federal Republican
(1880–1882)

Estanislao Figueras y de Moragas (Catalan: Estanislau Figueras i de Moragas [əstənizˈlaw fiˈɣeɾəs]; 13 November 1819 – 11 November 1882) was a Spanish politician who served as the first President of the First Spanish Republic from 12 February to 11 June 1873).

Figueras was born in Barcelona.

He led the Republican Party after Queen Isabella II was overthrown in 1868. He briefly became President after King Amadeo abdicated. He was succeeded as President by Francisco Pi y Margall. After the 1875 restoration of the monarchy he withdrew from public life.

He died in Madrid in 1882.

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Political offices
New office
President of the Executive Power of Spain
11 February 1873 – 11 June 1873
Succeeded by
Francisco Pi
Preceded by
Amadeo
as King of Spain
Head of State of Spain
as President of the Executive Power
11 February 1873 – 11 June 1873
Preceded by
Manuel Ruiz Zorrilla
as Prime Minister of Spain
President of the Provisional Government of Spain
12 February 1873 – 11 June 1873