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Emilio Botín-Sanz de Sautuola y García de los Ríos Marquis Consort of O'Shea (1 October 1934 – 10 September 2014) was a Spanish banker and businessman. He was the Executive Chairman of Grupo Santander until his death. The bank is the largest in the Eurozone. He was a billionaire.
Botín was born in Santander, Cantabria. He was married to Spanish nobility Paloma O'Shea, giving Botín an extended title. They had six children: Ana, Carmen, Carolina, Paloma, Javier and Emilio. He was a Roman Catholic.
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