Jordi Pujol

Catalan politician

Jordi Pujol i Soley (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈʒɔrði puˈʒɔɫ i suˈɫɛj], born 9 June 1930) is a Spanish politician. He was the leader of the party Convergència Democràtica de Catalunya (CDC) from 1974 to 2003, and President of the Generalitat de Catalunya from 1980 to 2003.[1]

Jordi Pujol
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Pujol in October 2008
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President of the Generalitat of Catalonia
In office
24 April 1980 – 17 December 2003
Preceded byJosep Tarradellas
Succeeded byPasqual Maragall
Minister without Portfolio
In office
5 December 1977 – 24 April 1980
PresidentJosep Tarradellas
Preceded byNew title
Succeeded byPost abolished
Member of the Congress of Deputies
In office
15 June 1977 – 12 March 1980
Personal details
Born (1930-06-09) 9 June 1930 (age 90)
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Political partyCiU (CDC)
Spouse(s)Marta Ferrusola
ChildrenSeven children


  1. "A biography of Jordi Pujol - Activist". Retrieved May 19, 2011.

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