Josep Borrell

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Josep Borrell
Official portrait
Vice-President of the European Commission
Assumed office
1 December 2019
PresidentUrsula von der Leyen
Preceded byFederica Mogherini
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Assumed office
1 December 2019
Preceded byFederica Mogherini
Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation
In office
7 June 2018 – 30 November 2019
Prime MinisterPedro Sánchez
Preceded byAlfonso Dastis
(Foreign Affairs and Cooperation)
Succeeded byMargarita Robles
President of the European Parliament
In office
20 July 2004 – 16 January 2007
Preceded byPat Cox
Succeeded byHans-Gert Pöttering
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
Leader of the Opposition
In office
26 May 1998 – 14 May 1999
Prime MinisterJosé María Aznar
Preceded byJoaquín Almunia
Succeeded byJoaquín Almunia
Member of the European Parliament
for Spain
In office
13 June 2004 – 7 June 2009
Member of the Congress of Deputies
for Barcelona
In office
15 July 1986 – 2 April 2004
Personal details
Josep Borrell Fontelles

(1947-04-24) 24 April 1947 (age 77)
La Pobla de Segur, Spain
Argentine (since 2019)
Political partySpanish Socialist Workers' Party
Other political
Party of European Socialists
Cristina Narbona (m. 2018)

Carolina Mayeur (div.)
EducationTechnical University of Madrid
Complutense University
Stanford University
French Institute of Petroleum

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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