Julio Iglesias, Sr.

Gynecologist + Founder + Singer
Born Jul 25, 1915
Hometown Ourense
Died Dec 19, 2005
Death Place Madrid
Other Names Julio Iglesias Puga

Dr. Julio Iglesias Puga was a Spanish gynecologist. He was the father of singer Julio Iglesias and grandfather to singer Enrique Iglesias. He became one of the youngest gynecologists of Spain. He was nicknamed Papuchi, "Daddy". Iglesias was one of the youngest gynaecologists to work in the Spanish public health system. He helped to found the Madrid Maternity Clinic and became the head of its sterility, infertility and family planning unit.… Read More

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1915 Birth Born on July 25, 1915.


1943 27 Years Old Iglesias was born in Ourense. During the Spanish Civil War, Iglesias fought for the Nationalists led by General Franco. In 1943, he married Maria del Rosario de la Cueva y Perignat and the couple had two sons Julio Iglesias and Carlos. They divorced in 1983.


1981 65 Years Old In December 1981 he was kidnapped by Basque ETA and held for two weeks, eventually being found unharmed. He became a fixture of gossip magazines, always ready to chat with journalists revealing information about his famous descendants. In the early 1990s, he met US citizen Ronna Keitt. The two married in 2001 in a secret ceremony witnessed by close family and photographers from a magazine.
2004 88 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 18, 2004, Ronna gave birth to a boy, Jaime Iglesias. … Read More
2005 90 Years Old Barely after announcing the arrival of her first baby, Ronna underwent fertility treatment in order to conceive again. IV treatment is speculated to have been used for their second child. Iglesias died suddenly in Madrid the morning of December 19, 2005, at the age of 90. … Read More
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