José María Gil-Robles

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]

José María Gil-Robles
19th President of the European Parliament
In office
January 1997  20 July 1999
Preceded byKlaus Hänsch
Succeeded byNicole Fontaine
Personal details
Born (1935-06-17) 17 June 1935 (age 85)
Madrid, Spain
Political partyEPP
FatherJosé María Gil-Robles y Quiñones

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