José María Gil-Robles

For his father, a Catholic politician in the Spanish Civil War, see José María Gil-Robles y Quiñones.
José María Gil-Robles
19th President of the European Parliament
In office
1997  20 July 1999
Preceded by Klaus Hänsch
Succeeded by Nicole Fontaine
Personal details
Born (1935-06-17) 17 June 1935
Madrid, Spain
Political party EPP

José María Gil-Robles y Gil-Delgado (17 June 1935 in Madrid) is a Spanish politician. He was formerly a Member of the European Parliament in the European People's Party group, and was President of the European Parliament from 1997 to 1999.[1]

From 2009 to 2014, he was president of the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe.


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