Pedro de Silva
|Pedro de Silva|
|2nd President of the Principality of Asturias|
18 June 1983 – 11 July 1991
|Monarch||Juan Carlos I|
|Preceded by||Rafael Fernández Álvarez|
|Succeeded by||Juan Luis Rodríguez-Vigil|
18 August 1945 |
Gijón, Asturias, Spain
|Political party||Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE)|
|Profession||Writer, Lawyer, Politician|
Pedro de Silva Cienfuegos-Jovellanos (born 18 August 1945 Gijón, Spain) is a Spanish politician, lawyer and writer. 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. 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. His mother, María Jesús Cienfuegos-Jovellanos Vigil-Escalera, died on 9 August 2004, at the age of 85. De Silva is a direct descendant of Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos through his mother's lineage.
- "Fallece a los 85 años la madre de Pedro de Silva". La Voz de Asturias. 10 August 2004. Retrieved 8 January 2011.
|President of the Principality of Asturias
Juan Luis Rodríguez-Vigil
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