Josep Borrell

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Josep Borrell

Josep Borrell in 2018 (cropped).jpg
Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation
Assumed office
6 June 2018
MonarchFelipe VI
Prime MinisterPedro Sánchez
Preceded byAlfonso Dastis
Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
22nd President of the European Parliament
In office
20 July 2004 – 16 January 2007
Vice President
Preceded byPat Cox
Succeeded byHans-Gert Pöttering
Leader of the Opposition
In office
24 April 1998 – 14 May 1999
Prime MinisterJosé María Aznar
Preceded byJoaquín Almunia
Succeeded byJoaquín Almunia
Minister of Public Works and Environment
In office
12 March 1991 – 6 May 1996
Prime MinisterFelipe González
Preceded byJavier Sáenz de Cosculluela
Succeeded byRafael Arias-Salgado
Member of the European Parliament
for Spain
In office
Member of the Congress of Deputies
for Barcelona
In office
6 June 1993 – 2 April 2004
City Councilor of Majadahonda
In office
19 April 1979 – 8 January 1983
Personal details
Born (1947-04-24) 24 April 1947 (age 73)
La Pobla de Segur, Spain
Political partySocialist Workers' Party
Spouse(s)Cristina Narbona
Alma materTechnical University of Madrid
Complutense University

Josep Borrell i Fontelles (born 24 April 1947 in La Pobla de Segur, Lleida) is a Spanish politician. He was President of the European Parliament from 20 July 2004 until 16 January 2007.[1]

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  1. Martin Banks (July 14, 2004), Parliament’s head boy European Voice.

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