1926 – He was born on the 14th of April in Madrid, Spain.
1967-1968 – He was president of RENFE (Spanish national company of railroads).
1971 – Solicitor in the Cortes in representation of the industrialists of the Union of Chemical Industries.
1975 – He served as Minister of Commerce in the first government of the Monarchy.
1981-1982 – After the failed coup, he served as Prime minister of Spain.