Carles Puigdemont

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Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈkaɾləs ˌpudʒðəˈmon i ˌkazəməˈʒo]; born 29 December 1962) is a Catalan politician and journalist from Spain. Since 2019 he has served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP). A former mayor of Girona, Puigdemont served as President of Catalonia from 2016 to 2017 when he was removed from office by the Spanish Government following the unilateral Catalan declaration of independence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carles Puigdemont has received more than 4,185,754 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Carles Puigdemont is the 18,755th most popular politician (down from 30th in 2019), the 2,932nd most popular biography from Spain (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 505th most popular Politician.

Carles Puigdemont is the current president of Catalonia, a region in northeastern Spain. He was elected president in January 2016, and his term is expected to end in 2020.

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Among politicians, Carles Puigdemont ranks 18,755 out of 15,577Before him are CGP Grey, Alex Danson, Laura Unsworth, Rupinder Pal Singh, Tess Coady, and Georgie Twigg. After him are Mamady Doumbouya, Hasan Akhund, Najla Bouden, and Robert A. Lovett.

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Among people born in 1962, Carles Puigdemont ranks 764Before him are David Mundell, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Julie Bindel, John Sarbanes, Ann Wagner, and Christopher Corey Smith.

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Among people born in Spain, Carles Puigdemont ranks 2,932 out of 2,932Before him are Diego Poyet (1995), Aitor Buñuel (1998), Julio Pleguezuelo (1997), Roser Tarragó (1993), Collin Samuel (1981), and Juanan (1987).


Among politicians born in Spain, Carles Puigdemont ranks 505Before him are Daniel Juncadella (1991), Jon Belaustegui (1979), Marta Baldó (1979), Laura Ester (1990), Marta Bach (1993), and Anni Espar (1993).

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