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Curriculum vitae of Mr Javier SOLANA MADARIAGA
Born in Madrid on 14 July 1942.
Married to Concepción Giménez - two children.
Doctorate in physics -
scholar at several American universities.
Professor of solid-state physics at Madrid Complutense University - author of over thirty publications in the field.
Member of the Spanish Chapter of the
Club of Rome
Joined the Spanish Socialist Party in 1964.
Member of the Spanish Parliament since 1977.
Spanish Cabinet Minister from 1982 to 1995 without interruption:
December 1982 - July 1988: Minister for Culture (simultaneously acted as Government Spokesman from July 1985 to July 1988).
July 1988 - July 1992: Minister for Education and Science.
July 1992 - December 1995: Minister for Foreign Affairs.
December 1995 - October 1999: Secretary-General of
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation(NATO)
Since 18 October 1999: Secretary General of the Council of the European Union/High representative for the
Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)
Since 25 November 1999: Secretary General of
Western European Union (WEU)
July 2004: appointed for a second 5-year mandate as Secretary-General of the Council of the EU and EU High Representative for the CFSP.
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