Joaquín María López y López

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Joaquín María López
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Prime Minister of Spain
In office
9 May 1843 – 19 May 1843
Monarch Isabella II
Preceded by José Ramón Rodil
Succeeded by Álvaro Gómez Becerra
In office
23 July 1843 – 20 November 1843
Monarch Isabella II
Preceded by Álvaro Gómez Becerra
Succeeded by Salustiano de Olózaga
Personal details
Born 15 August 1798
Villena, Spain
Died 14 November 1855
Madrid, Spain
Political party Partido Progresista
Religion Catholic

Joaquín María López y López (15 August 1798 in Villena, Spain – 14 November 1855 in Madrid, Spain) was a Spanish politician, writer and journalist who served twice as the 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.


  • El juramento
  • Discursos pronunciados en las Cortes de 1836, 37 y 38
  • Lecciones de elocuencia general, de elocuencia forense, de elocuencia parlamentaria y de improvisación
  • Colección de discursos parlamantarios, Defensas Forenses y producciones literarias