José Folgado

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José Folgado
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Mayor of Tres Cantos
In office
Deputy of Congress
In office
Personal details
Born3 April 1944
Morales del Rey, Castile and León, Spain
Died23 March 2020(2020-03-23) (aged 75)
Madrid, Spain
Cause of deathCOVID-19
Political partyPeople's Party

José Folgado Blanco (3 April 1944 – 23 March 2020) was a Spanish businessman, economist and politician.


He was a member of the People's Party. He served as president of Red Eléctrica de España from 2012 to 2018; as Deputy of Congress in 2000[1] and from 2004 to 2008[2], representing Zamora; as mayor of Tres Cantos from 2007 to 2012.[3]

Folgado also was Secretary of State for Budgets and Expenses between 1996 and 2000; for Economy, Energy and SMEs between 2000 and 2002; and for Energy, Industrial Development and SMEs since 2002 until 2004.[4]

He died on 23 March 2020 of COVID-19 at the age of 75.[5]