Joaquim Torra i Pla (born 28 December 1962) is a Catalan nationalist politician, lawyer and editor. Torra was a member of the Parliament of Catalonia from 2018 to 2020 and is the 131st President of Catalonia since May 2018.
|131st President of Catalonia|
17 May 2018 – 28 September 2020
|Preceded by||Carles Puigdemont|
|Succeeded by||Carles Puigdemont (acting)|
|Member of the Catalan Parliament|
for the Province of Barcelona
17 January 2018 – 27 January 2020
Joaquim Torra i Pla
28 December 1962
Blanes, Catalonia, Spain
|Junts per Catalunya|
|Alma mater||Autonomous University of Barcelona|
|Occupation||Lawyer and editor|
Torra was elected to the Parliament of Catalonia at the 2017 regional election as an independent candidate for the pro-independence Junts per Catalunya electoral alliance. In May 2018 he was elected 131st President of Catalonia after the Spanish courts blocked three other candidates.
In September 2020, he was removed from office.
- "Quim Torra becomes 131st Catalan president". Catalan News Agency. Barcelona, Spain. 14 May 2018. Retrieved 14 May 2018.
- Quim Torra da positivo en las pruebas de coronavirus (in Spanish)