Miguel Blesa


Age: 69

Spanish banker and chairman of the ill-fated Madrid-based savings bank Caja Madrid from 1996 to 2009 who was sentenced to a six-year jail term earlier this year in connection with the widespread misuse of company credit cards during his long tenure, but who remained at liberty pending the outcome of an appeal to the Supreme Court of Spain.

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Born: August 8, 1947

Died: July 19, 2017

Villanueva del Rey, Spain