«Gregorio Ordóñez. Life possible»Comes from being exhibited in San Sebastián with the interruption of the pandemic and more than 5,800 visitors. In Madrid it was inaugurated yesterday at the Palacio de Cibeles, where it will remain until January 10. The widow of the politician and president of the Gregorio Ordóñez Foundation, Ana Iríbar, accompanied the authorities, led by the mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez Almeida, for this exhibition, which reflects on the life and death of a leader called triumph with the PP in San Sebastián. That is why ETA killed him on January 23, 1995.
The exhibition consists of more than three hundred objects -family photographs, personal letters, press clippings, works of art, personal objects of the Basque politician- kept in the archives of the Gregorio Ordóñez Fenollar Foundation and that collect not only his life and political work, but also pretend to reflect the most recent history of Spain.
[La exposición «Gregorio Ordóñez. La vida imposible», en imágenes]
The exhibited material also includes examples of how his death prompted many Basque citizens to end their silence and show their firm rejection of the terrorist organization.
The exhibition was inaugurated on January 23 at the Miramar Municipal Palace in San Sebastián and with the assembly installed in the Madrid exhibition center, he began an itinerant tour of different Spanish cities.