Ignacio González González

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Ignacio González
Ignacio González González.jpg
4th President of the Community of Madrid
In office
26 September 2012 – 24 June 2015
Acting: 17 September – 26 September 2012
Monarch Juan Carlos I
Felipe VI
Preceded by Esperanza Aguirre
Succeeded by Cristina Cifuentes
Personal details
Born (1960-10-19) 19 October 1960 (age 57)
Madrid, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Political party PP
Spouse(s) Lourdes Cavero Mestre[1]
Relations Pablo (brother)[2]

Jaime Ignacio González González (born 19 October 1960 Madrid, Spain) is a Spanish politician and member of the Partido Popular. González served as the President of the Community of Madrid, one of the seventeen autonomous communities of Spain, from 26 September 2012 to June 2015.

Political Career[edit]

González´ predecessor, Esperanza Aguirre, resigned from office in September 2012 citing declining health.[3] González held his first official meeting with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at Moncloa Palace on 15 October 2012, two weeks after taking office as President of the Community.[4] González continued to be involved with running the public water company Canal de Isabel II.[5][6]


Since 2016 the Justice investigates the relationship between the politician, the former Worker Minister and businessmen linked to politics.[7] As a result of these investigations known as Operación Lezo, González was arrested on corruption charges on 19 April 2017.[6][8] He was held on remand from April to November 2017 at Soto del Real prison.[2]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Esperanza Aguirre
President of the Community of Madrid
Succeeded by
Cristina Cifuentes