Alberto Núñez Feijóo

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Núñez and the second or maternal family name is Feijóo.
The Most Excellent
Alberto Núñez Feijóo
President of the Xunta de Galicia
Assumed office
18 April 2009
Monarch Juan Carlos I
Felipe VI
Vice President Alfonso Rueda
Preceded by Emilio Pérez Touriño
Vice President of the Xunta de Galicia
In office
10 September 2004  2 August 2005
Monarch Juan Carlos I
President Manuel Fraga
Preceded by Office created
Succeeded by Anxo Quintana
Personal details
Born Alberto Núñez Feijóo
(1961-09-10) 10 September 1961
Ourense, Galicia, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Political party People's Party of Galicia
Residence Monte Pio (Official)
Alma mater University of Santiago de Compostela
Profession Jurist
Religion Roman Catholicism
Styles of
Alberto Núñez Feijóo
Reference style Excelentísimo Señor (Don)
Spoken style Señor Presidente
Alternative style Don Alberto, Señor Núñez Feijóo

Alberto Núñez Feijóo (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβerto ˈnuɲeθ feiˈxoo]; born 10 September 1961 in Ourense, Spain)[1] is the 5th and current President of the Xunta of Galicia.

Núñez Feijóo became president in April 2009 following the regional parliamentary elections held in Galicia the previous month.

He was officially named President of the Xunta by Royal Decree (Real Decreto 630/2009), issued by King Juan Carlos I, on 17 April 2009.[2]

In 2013 he became the subject of a scandal when pictures emerged of him holidaying in the 1990s with Marcial Dorado, a Galician drug dealer.[3][4] Nuñez Feijóo claims having severed all links with Dorado after learning of his drug crimes.[5]

Background and family life

Alberto Núñez Feijóo was born at number 6 Avenida de Mesón in the village of Os Peares (Ourense, Galicia, Spain) on 10 September 1961.[6] His father was Saturnino Núñez, a construction foreman, and his mother Sira Feijóo.

Núñez Feijóo was educated at the Maristas de León boarding school.

See also


  1. Biography of Alberto in El País
  2. "Num 95 Sec. II.A." (PDF). Boletin Oficial del Estado (in Spanish). 18 April 2009.
  3. "Feijóo con el narco y otras siete malas compañías (FOTOS)". Huffington Post. 1 April 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  4. "Los vínculos del PP gallego con el contrabando y el narcotráfico". El Plural. 8 April 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  5. "Feijóo asegura que dejó de ver al contrabandista Dorado". El Periodico. 30 March 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  6. "El hijo del Saturnino y la Sira". El País.
Political offices
Preceded by
Xosé Cuiña
Regional Minister of Territorial Policy,
Public Works and Housing

Succeeded by
María José Caride
Preceded by
First Vice President of Galicia
Succeeded by
Anxo Quintana
Preceded by
Emilio Pérez Touriño
President of Galicia
Party political offices
Preceded by
Manuel Fraga Iribarne
President of the PP of Galicia
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