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.
Torra in December 2015
|131st President of Catalonia|
|Assumed office |
17 May 2018
|Preceded by||Carles Puigdemont|
|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.
- "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)