Adolfo Suarez

 

 

Age: 81

 

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