Miguel Angel Martinez Martinez

Born: 30 January, 1940, Madrid, Spain. Miguel Martinez Martinez started in politcs early and at age 24 became the Deputy Secretary General of the International Union of Socialist Youth. He was elected to a public office in 1977, in 1983 became the Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and in 1992 became its President, holding that post until 1996. He was also Vice-President of the WEU (Western European Union) Assembly from 1986 to 1996 and was elected to the European Parliament in 1999.
In his capacity as the President of the Parliametary Assembly of the Council of Europe he visited Latvia and stayed at the house from the tenth to the twelfth of January, 1995.