Margarita Mariscal de Gante
|Margarita Mariscal de Gante|
|Minister of Justice|
6 May 1996 – 28 April 2000
|Preceded by||Juan Alberto Belloch|
|Succeeded by||Ángel Acebes|
10 January 1954 |
Margarita Mariscal de Gante (born 10 January 1954) is a Spanish judge and politician, who served as the minister of justice from 1996 to 2000.
Gante worked as a judge in different cities of Spain before her ministerial appointment. She is a member of the Popular party. She was appointed minister of justice on 6 May 1996, replacing Juan Alberto Belloch in the post. She was in office until 28 April 2000 and Ángel Acebes replaced her as justice minister. She was elected to the congress of deputies in 2000, representing Albacete Province, and served there until 2004. During her term she was the first vice-president of the congress.
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