Summary: the first democratically elected prime minister of Spain after decades of right-wing rule under Gen. Francisco Franco who was chosen in 1976 by King Juan Carlos to lead the country toward a democratic parliamentary monarchy after Franco's death in 1975, but who was in office until 1981.
Cause of Death: Respiratory infection
Born: September 25, 1932
Died: March 23, 2014
Location: Madrid, Spain