Pedro de Silva

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Pedro de Silva
2nd President of the Principality of Asturias
In office
18 June 1983 – 11 July 1991
Monarch Juan Carlos I
Preceded by Rafael Fernández Álvarez
Succeeded by Juan Luis Rodríguez-Vigil
Personal details
Born (1945-08-18) 18 August 1945 (age 71)
Gijón, Asturias, Spain
Political party Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)
Occupation Writer, Lawyer
Profession Writer, Lawyer, Politician

Pedro de Silva Cienfuegos-Jovellanos (born 18 August 1945 Gijón, Spain) is a Spanish politician, lawyer and writer.[1] He served as the second President of the Principality of Asturias from 17 June 1983, until 10 July 1991.

Pedro de Silva was born 18 August 1945 Gijón, Asturias, Spain.[1] His father, Pedro de Silva Sierra, a lawyer as well, served as the dean of the Escuela de Práctica Jurídica in Gijón from 1975 until 1990.[1] His mother, María Jesús Cienfuegos-Jovellanos Vigil-Escalera, died on 9 August 2004, at the age of 85.[1] De Silva is a direct descendant of Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos through his mother's lineage.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Fallece a los 85 años la madre de Pedro de Silva". La Voz de Asturias. 10 August 2004. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
Preceded by
Rafael Fernández
President of the Principality of Asturias
1983–1991
Succeeded by
Juan Luis Rodríguez-Vigil