Pasqual Maragall

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Pasqual Maragall
127th[1] President of the Government of Catalonia
In office
20 December 2003 – 28 November 2006
MonarchJuan Carlos I
First MinisterJosep-Lluís Carod-Rovira (2003–2004)
Josep Bargalló (2004–2006)
Preceded byJordi Pujol
Succeeded byJosé Montilla
115th Mayor of Barcelona
In office
1 December 1982 – 26 September 1997
Preceded byNarcís Serra
Succeeded byJoan Clos
Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of Catalonia
In office
16 November 1999 – 17 December 2003
Preceded byJoaquim Nadal
Succeeded byArtur Mas
(Office suspended between 17 December 2003 and 27 May 2004)
President of the organising committee for the Games of the XXV Olympiad
In office
LeaderJuan Antonio Samaranch
Preceded byPark Seh-jik
Succeeded byBilly Payne
Personal details
Born (1941-01-13) 13 January 1941 (age 82)
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Nationality Spain
Political partySocialists' Party of Catalonia
Spouse(s)Diana Garrigosa (1965-2020; her death)[2]
ChildrenTwo daughters and a son

Pasqual Maragall i Mira (Catalan pronunciation: [pəsˈkwal məɾəˈɣaʎ]; born 13 January 1941) is a Spanish politician. He was President of the Government of Catalonia from 2003 to 2006.[3] He was Mayor of Barcelona from 1982 to 1997.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Presidents of the Generalitat". Generalitat de Catalunya. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  2. Muere Diana Garrigosa, la esposa del expresidente de la Generalitat, Pasqual Maragall (in Spanish)
  3. Fuchs, Dale (2003-11-16). "Catalonian Political Rivals Agree on Seeking Autonomy". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-09-05.
  4. Marshall, Tim (2004). Transforming Barcelona. Routledge. pp. 65–75. ISBN 9780415288415.

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