Vicente Álvarez Areces

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Vicente Álvarez Areces
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6th President of the Principality of Asturias
In office
July 20, 1999 – July 15, 2011
Monarch Juan Carlos I
Preceded by Sergio Marqués Fernández
Succeeded by Francisco Álvarez Cascos
Senator from Asturias
Assumed office
13 December 2011
Mayor of Gijón
In office
30 June 1987 – 3 July 1999
Personal details
Born (1947-08-04) August 4, 1947 (age 69)
Gijón, Asturias, Spain
Political party PSOE

Vicente Alberto Álvarez Areces (born August 4, 1947 in Gijón), also known as Tini Areces, is an Asturian politician. He served as the sixth President of the Principality of Asturias in Spain, and he is a member of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party political party. He is also a member of the Committee of the Regions, working as a vice-president of the Party of European Socialists Group.

Areces was born in Gijón, and prior to his becoming President of Asturias in 1999, he had served as mayor of Gijón between 1987 and 1999.


Preceded by
José Manuel Palacio
Mayor of Gijón
Succeeded by
Paz Fernández Felgueroso
Preceded by
Sergio Marqués Fernández
President of the Principality of Asturias
Succeeded by
Francisco Álvarez Cascos