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Josep Borrell

Spanish politician

Josep Borrell i Fontelles (born 24 April 1947 in La Pobla de Segur, Lleida) is a Spanish politician. He was President of the European Parliament from 20 July 2004 until 16 January 2007.[1]


Josep Borrell

Josep Borrell in 2018 (cropped).jpg
Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation
Assumed office
6 June 2018
MonarchFelipe VI
Prime MinisterPedro Sánchez
Preceded byAlfonso Dastis
Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
22nd President of the European Parliament
In office
20 July 2004 – 16 January 2007
Vice President
Preceded byPat Cox
Succeeded byHans-Gert Pöttering
Leader of the Opposition
In office
24 April 1998 – 14 May 1999
Prime MinisterJosé María Aznar
Preceded byJoaquín Almunia
Succeeded byJoaquín Almunia
Minister of Public Works and Environment
In office
12 March 1991 – 6 May 1996
Prime MinisterFelipe González
Preceded byJavier Sáenz de Cosculluela
Succeeded byRafael Arias-Salgado
Member of the European Parliament
for Spain
In office
2004–2009
Member of the Congress of Deputies
for Barcelona
In office
6 June 1993 – 2 April 2004
City Councilor of Majadahonda
In office
19 April 1979 – 8 January 1983
Personal details
Born (1947-04-24) 24 April 1947 (age 72)
La Pobla de Segur, Spain
Political partySocialist Workers' Party
Spouse(s)Cristina Narbona
Alma materTechnical University of Madrid
Complutense University

ReferencesEdit

  1. Martin Banks (July 14, 2004), Parliament’s head boy European Voice.

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