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Pablo Iglesias Turrión

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Secretary General of Podemos
Assumed office
15 November 2014
Preceded by Position established
Member of the Congress of Deputies
Assumed office
13 January 2016
Constituency Madrid
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2014 – 27 October 2015
Constituency Spain
Personal details
Born 17 October 1978 (1978-10-17) (age 41)
Madrid, Spain
Political party Podemos (2014–present)
Other political
affiliations
Unidos Podemos (2016–present)
Communist Youth Union of Spain (1992-1999)
Alma mater Complutense University
Charles III University
European Graduate School
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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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