Fathers of the Constitution
The Fathers of the Constitution (Spanish: Padres de la Constitución) were the seven political leaders who participated in the writing of the Spanish Constitution of 1978.
Gabriel Cisneros, Miguel Herrero y Rodríguez de Miñón and José Pedro Pérez Llorca represented the centre-right Union of the Democratic Centre; Manuel Fraga Iribarne, the right-wing People's Alliance; Gregorio Peces-Barba, the Spanish Socialist Worker's Party; Jordi Solé Tura, the Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia and Miguel Roca Junyent, of the Democratic Pact for Catalonia, represented the Catalan nationalists.
- "Los padres de la Constitución de 1978" [The fathers of the 1978 constitution]. El País (in Spanish). 2003-10-16.