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Pablo Iglesias Turrión
|Secretary General of Podemos|
15 November 2014
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Member of the Congress of Deputies|
13 January 2016
|Member of the European Parliament|
1 July 2014 – 27 October 2015
|Born||17 October 1978
|Political party||Podemos (2014–present)|
|Unidos Podemos (2016–present)
Communist Youth Union of Spain (1992-1999)
|Alma mater||Complutense University
Charles III University
European Graduate School
Pablo Manuel Iglesias Turrión, known as either Pablo Iglesias or Pablo Iglesias Turrión (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpaβlo iˈɣlesjas tuˈrjon]; born 17 October 1978) is a Spanish politician. He has been the Secretary-General of Podemos since 2014.
He was a lecturer in political science at the Complutense University of Madrid. He was elected to the European Parliament in the 2014 elections as the leading candidate of the newly formed party Podemos, along with four other members of his party.
Iglesias hosts the internet programs La Tuerka and Fort Apache, and appears in Spanish political TV shows.
On 27 October 2015 he resigned his seat in the European Parliament in order to focus on the campaign for the 2015 Spanish general election and Spanish general election, 2016.
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