The 30 Greatest Spaniards

In 2007, Spanish channel Antena 3 made a survey about the 100 greatest Spaniards of all time. Can you name the top 30?
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Last updated: September 9, 2018
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What they did / were
Spaniard
1
First king after Francoist Spain
Juan Carlos I
2
He wrote Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes
3
"Discovered" America
Christopher Columbus
4
Queen and wife of No. 1
Sofía of Spain
5
First democratically elected Prime Minister
Adolfo Suárez
6
Pioneer of modern neuroscience
Santiago Ramón y Cajal
7
Current king of Spain
Felipe VI
8
He painted Guernica
Pablo Picasso
9
Nun and saint during the Counter Reformation
Teresa of Ávila
10
Longest-serving Prime Minister
Felipe González
11
With Ferdinand II did she unite Spain
Isabella I
12
Physician and biochemist, 1959 Nobel Prize
Severo Ochoa
13
Playwright and nationalist executed in 1936,
The House of Bernarda Alba
Federico García Lorca
14
Prime Minister 2004-2011
José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero
15
Current queen of Spain
Letizia Ortiz
16
Surrealist, The Persistence of Memory
Salvador Dalí
17
He designed the Sagrada Familia
Antoni Gaudí
18
Fought against the Moors, today national hero
El Cid
19
"Wise king" of Castile and León
Alfonso X El Sabio
20
Formula One racing driver
Fernando Alonso
21
Painter, Third of May 1908
Francisco de Goya
22
"El Caudillo", fascist dictator 1939-1975
Francisco Franco
23
Poet and member of the Generation of '98
Antonio Machado
24
He won the Tour de France five times
Miguel Indurain
25
Theologian who was burnt at stake for heresy
Miguel Servet
26
Flamenco dancer from Jerez
Lola Flores
27
King during the Golden Age
Felipe II
28
King and Holy Roman Emperor
Carlos I
29
Singer and actress known as "La más grande"
Rocío Jurado
30
Physician and scientist for endocrinology
Gregorio Marañón
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