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Thursday, 5 September, 2002, 20:55 GMT 21:55 UK
In pictures: Aznar's daughter marries
Royalty, politicians and show business personalities turned out of the lavish society wedding of Ana Aznar, daughter of Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar.

Correspondents say it's the most elaborate non-royal wedding Spain has experienced since the dictator, Francisco Franco, married off his daughter in 1950.

Ana Aznar and husband-to-be Alejandro Agag
The couple held a pre-wedding party for hundreds of guests in Madrid on Tuesday

Ana Aznar and Jose Maria Aznar
But it was Ana's father was on her arm at the El Escorial Monastery near Madrid on Thursday

Ana Aznar
Psychology student Ana, 20, was the centre of attention despite the array of guests

(Left to right) King Juan Carlos of Spain , Queen Sofia,  Ana Botella and Alejandro Agag
King Juan Carlos of Spain and Queen Sofia were among those who attended

Soledad Longo and her son  Alejandro Agag
Alejandro Tarik Agag, 31, is seen as a rising star in Aznar's governing conservative Popular Party.

Wedding ceremony
The prime minister invited his British counterpart Tony Blair to act as witness for his daughter's wedding

El Salvador President Francisco Flores (left) and  Spanish vice premier and Economy Minister Rodrigo Rato
The wedding even brought leaders from across the Atlantic

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The BBC's Claire Marshall
"This had all the hype and star value of a royal wedding"
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