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Juan Jesús Vivas

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Juan Jesús Vivas
Mayor-President of Ceuta
Assumed office
8 February 2001
MonarchsJuan Carlos I (2001–2014)
Felipe VI (2014–present)
Preceded byAntonio Sampietro
Chairman of the People's Party of Ceuta
Assumed office
25 May 2009
Preceded byPedro Gordillo
Member of the Assembly of Ceuta
Assumed office
15 June 1999
Personal details
Born (1953-02-27) 27 February 1953 (age 71)
Ceuta, Spain
Political partyPeople's Party of Ceuta
Alma materUniversity of Málaga

Juan Jesús Vivas Lara (born 27 February 1953) is a Spanish politician who is the current Mayor-President of the autonomous city of Ceuta, since 8 February 2001.[1] He is a member of the People's Party (PP).[2]


Born in Ceuta in 1953,[3] Juan Jesús Vivas earned a degree in Economic Sciences from the University of Málaga.[4] He became a member of the Assembly of Ceuta in 1999 and he was invested as Mayor-President of the autonomous city in 2001, after a successful motion of no-confidence launched against GIL's Mayor-President Antonio Sampietro.[3][5] In 2021, he disclosed that he was not willing to renew his mandate in 2023.[3]

Vivas tested positive for COVID-19 on 10 January 2022.[6]


  1. ^ "Juan Jesús Vivas Lara - Juan Jesús Vivas Lara". ELPAÍS.com. Archived from the original on 29 June 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2010.
  2. ^ Juan Jesús Vivas (PP), invested president of Ceuta without support from other groups (in Spanish) La Vanguardia, 15 June 2019, retrieved 5 Apr 2020
  3. ^ a b c "Juan Jesús Vivas no se presentará a otras elecciones tras 20 años de mandato". EFE. 17 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Candidatos. Ceuta". El Mundo. 2007. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  5. ^ "Juan Jesús Vivas Lara. Presidente de la Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta". Nueva Economía. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  6. ^ El presidente de Ceuta, confinado tras su positivo en covid (in Spanish)