Joaquín Sánchez de Toca

Joaquín Sánchez de Toca
Primer Minister of Spain
In office
July 20, 1919  December 12, 1919
Preceded by Antonio Maura
Succeeded by Manuel Allendesalazar
Personal details
Born September 24, 1852
Died July 13, 1942
Pozuelo de Alarcón

Joaquín Sánchez de Toca y Calvo (September 24, 1852 – July 13, 1942) was a Spanish conservative politician who served as Prime Minister in 1919.


Born in Madrid on 24 September 1852,[1] he became Mayor of Madrid in 1896, and held the office until 1897.[2]

He served as Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Commerce from 23 October 1900 to 6 March 1901[3] during the Regency of Maria Christina of Austria. Already in the majority of Alfonso XIII of Spain, he served as Minister of the Navy (6 Dec. 1902 – 20 Jul. 1903)[3] and as Minister of Justice (5 dec. 1903 – 16 dec. 1904)[3] in the conservative governments of Francisco Silvela and Antonio Maura, respectively. He made a comeback as Mayor of Madrid in 1907.[2]

In the later years of the constitutional period of the Alphonsine monarchy he was named Prime Minister replacing Antonio Maura. He led the cabinet from 20 July 1919 to 12 December 1919.[3] He died on 13 July 1942 in Pozuelo de Alarcón.[1]


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