Artur Mas i Gavarró

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Birthday
31, 1956
Birthplace
Spain
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Spain

About

From 2001 to 2003, this Democratic Convergence of Catalonia politician served as Prime Minister of Catalonia. Then, in 2010, he took office as President of Catalonia.

Before Fame

After earning a degree in economics from the University of Barcelona, he served on the Barcelona City Council and went on to hold financial and public works ministerial positions within the government of Catalonia.

Trivia

In between his prime ministerial and presidential terms, he served as Leader of the Opposition of Catalonia.

Family Life

He was raised in Barcelona, Spain, as a member of a wealthy Roman Catholic family. His marriage to Helena Rakosnik produced children named Patricia, Albert, and Artur.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of fellow Spanish politician Jose Blanco Lopez.