Xavier Trias

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Xavier Trias
Xavier Trias 2014 (cropped).jpg
Trias in 2014
118th Mayor of Barcelona
In office
2 July 2011 – 13 June 2015
Preceded byJordi Hereu
Succeeded byAda Colau
President of the Convergence and Union parliamentary group in the Barcelona City Council
Assumed office
13 June 2015
Preceded byJoan Puigdollers
In office
25 May 2003 – 2 July 2011
Preceded byJoan Puigdollers
Succeeded byJoan Puigdollers
Spokesperson for the Catalan Group at the Spanish Congress of Deputies
In office
12 March 2000 – 14 March 2004
Preceded byJosep López de Lerma
Succeeded byJosep Antoni Durán i Lleida
Minister of the Presidency of the Generalitat of Catalonia
In office
11 January 1996 – 3 February 2000
PresidentJordi Pujol
Preceded byJoaquim Triadú
Succeeded byArtur Mas (in 2001)
Minister of Health of the Generalitat of Catalonia
In office
4 July 1988 – 11 January 1996
PresidentJordi Pujol
Preceded byJosep Laporte i Salas
Succeeded byEduard Rius i Pey
Personal details
Born (1946-08-05) 5 August 1946 (age 73)
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Political partyPDeCAT
Children4
Alma materUniversity of Barcelona
ProfessionPediatrician

Xavier Trias i Vidal de Llobatera (Catalan pronunciation: [ʃəβiˈe ˈtɾi.əs]) (Barcelona, 5 August 1946) is a Spanish politician. He is a member of the Catalan European Democratic Party and Mayor of Barcelona from July 2011 to June 2015. He was Minister of Health and Director of the Presidency for the Governments of Jordi Pujol.[1]

In November 2017 an investigation conducted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism said he was one of the many politicians mentioned in the "Paradise Papers" allegations.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. La Vanguardia, 13/07/2011, La semana de la moda de Barcelona se completa con la apertura de 'The Brandery' (in Spanish)
  2. "Explore The Politicians in the Paradise Papers - ICIJ". ICIJ. Retrieved 2017-12-06.

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