Pere Aragonès

President of Catalonia

Pere Aragonès i Garcia (born 16 November 1982) is a Spanish lawyer and politician from Catalonia. He is the current Vice President since 2016 and Minister of Economy and Finance of Catalonia since 2018. In September 2020, he became Acting President of the Government of Catalonia.


Pere Aragonès
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Aragonès in June 2018
President of the Government of Catalonia
Acting
Assumed office
28 September 2020
MonarchFelipe VI
Preceded byQuim Torra
Vice President of Catalonia
Assumed office
2 June 2018
PresidentQuim Torra
Preceded byOriol Junqueras
(Direct rule from 27 October 2017)
Minister of Economy and Finance
Assumed office
2 June 2018
PresidentQuim Torra
Preceded byOriol Junqueras
(Direct rule from 27 October 2017)
Member of the Catalan Parliament
for the Province of Barcelona
In office
5 December 2006 – 21 January 2016
Preceded byJosep Huguet
Succeeded byMaria Assumpta Rosell i Medall
Member of Pineda de Mar Municipal Council
In office
2011–2018
Succeeded byMeritxell Mateu Estopa
Personal details
Born
Pere Aragonès i Garcia

(1982-11-16) 16 November 1982 (age 39)
Pineda de Mar, Catalonia, Spain
Political partyRepublican Left of Catalonia
Other political
affiliations
Republican Left of Catalonia–Catalonia Yes
Alma materOpen University of Catalonia
University of Barcelona
OccupationLawyer, academic

On 15 March 2020 Aragonès announced on Twitter that he had contracted the COVID-19 virus during 2020 coronavirus pandemic.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "El vicepresidente Pere Aragonès da positivo en la prueba del coronavirus". Europa Press (in Spanish). 2020-03-15. Retrieved 2020-03-15.