Carles Puigdemont

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Birthday
29, 1962
Birthplace
Girona, Spain
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
Girona, Spain

About

Politician and journalist who served as the President of Catalonia from January 2016 to October 2017. After working in newspapers for years, he pursued a career in politics in 2006 when he was invited to be a candidate for the Parliament of Catalonia.

Before Fame

He became a reporter for the Diari de Girona newspaper when he was only 16 years old. He was one of the founders of the Nationalist Youth of Catalonia. 

Trivia

He was forced into exile in 2017, and remained in Belgium. He was free again to travel in 2018. 

Family Life

He has seven brothers. He married Marcela Topor in 2000. Their children are Magali and Maria. 

Associated With

Artur Mas was his predecessor as President of Catalonia.