Quim Torra

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Birthday
28, 1962
Birthplace
Spain
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
Spain

About

Lawyer who rose to fame as the 131st President of the Government of Catalonia upon assuming office in May 2018. He had previously taken office in the Parliament of Catalonia in January 2018 as an independent candidate and ardent supporter of Catalonia's independence. 

Before Fame

He graduated with his law degree from Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1985. He was first hired to work for the multinational corporation Winterthur Group as a lawyer. 

Trivia

He founded the humorous journalism publisher A Contra Vent Editors in 2008. He won the Carles Rahola award in 2009 for his Viatge Involuntari a la Catalunya Impossible essay on Catalonian journalism. 

Family Life

He and his wife Carola share two daughters and one son. 

Associated With

He and Pedro Sánchez have concurrently held executive positions within the larger Spanish government.