Andoni Ortuzar

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Andoni Ortuzar
President of the Basque Nationalist Party
Assumed office
12 January 2013
Preceded byIñigo Urkullu
Personal details
Andoni Ortuzar Arruabarrena

(1962-07-13) 13 July 1962 (age 61)
Abanto y Ciérbana-Abanto Zierbena (Biscay), Basque Country, Spain
Political partyBasque Nationalist Party

Andoni Ortuzar Arruabarrena (born 13 July 1962) is a Spanish Basque politician and journalist, and the president of the Basque Nationalist Party.[1]

Early life[edit]

Andoni Ortuzar was born on 13 July 1962 in Sanfuentes, in the mining zone (Biscay) in Spain. He studied the "sciences of information", branch of journalism, at the University of the Basque Country. At the end of his career, he became editor of the Radio Popular de Bilbao.

In 1981, the newspaper Deia where he remained until 1987. At Deia, he was head of the Labor and Euskadi-Politics sections. The ELA activist belonged to the works council.


  1. ^ Euzkadi Buru Batzar. "EAJ-PNV: ANDONI ORTUZAR ARRUABARRENA". Retrieved 6 December 2014.