Pío García-Escudero

The Count of Badarán

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59th President of the Senate of Spain
In office
13 December 2011 – 20 May 2019
MonarchJuan Carlos I (2011–2014)
Felipe VI (2014–2019)
Preceded byJavier Rojo
Succeeded byManuel Cruz Rodríguez
Spanish Senator
for Madrid
Assumed office
14 March 2004
Personal details
Pío García-Escudero Márquez

(1952-10-28) 28 October 1952 (age 66)
Madrid, Spain
Political partyPeople's Party

Pío García-Escudero Márquez, 4th Count of Badarán (born 28 October 1952) is a Spanish architect and politician who served as the 59th President of the Senate of Spain from 2011 to 2019.[1]

Early Years[]

Born in 1952 in Madrid where he was raised, he graduated from Technical University of Madrid and as an architect from Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid.

Political career[]

García-Escudero Márquez was a Senator from 9 April 1996 to 2 February 1999, and again from 13 April 2004 to 26 September 2011 as a member of the People's Party.


García-Escudero Marquez was married on 15 June 1982 to María del Carmen Ramos Pérez. The couple have two children:

He is involved in Bárcenas affair corruption scandal and appeared before court as a witness in Gürtel case trial on 26 July 2017.[2]


Foreign honours[]


  1. ^ "Presidente del Senado. Biografía" (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  2. ^ El presidente del Senado reconoce un pago anotado por Bárcenas (in Spanish)