Carles Puigdemont

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Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈkaɾləs ˌpudʒðəˈmon i ˌkazəməˈʒo] (listen); 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 the 130th 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 3,330,491 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Carles Puigdemont is the 30th most popular politician (up from 3,475th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Spain and the most popular Spanish 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 30 out of 15,710Before him are Ulysses S. Grant, Cicero, Commodus, Umar, Abraham Lincoln, and Queen Victoria. After him are Mikhail Gorbachev, Nero, Louis XVI of France, Justinian I, Marcus Aurelius, and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1962, Carles Puigdemont ranks 1After him are Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Ruud Gullit, Cliff Burton, Frank Rijkaard, Demi Moore, Jodie Foster, Nicolás Maduro, Ralph Fiennes, Abdullah II of Jordan, and Steve Irwin.

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Among people born in Spain, Carles Puigdemont ranks 3 out of 2,595Before him are Pablo Picasso (1881) and Salvador Dalí (1904). After him are Francisco Goya (1746), Antoni Gaudí (1852), Trajan (53), Seneca the Younger (-4), Miguel de Cervantes (1547), Francisco Franco (1892), Diego Velázquez (1599), Averroes (1126), and Hernán Cortés (1485).


Among politicians born in Spain, Carles Puigdemont ranks 1After him are Trajan (53), Francisco Franco (1892), Theodosius I (340), Hadrian (76), Philip II of Spain (1527), Isabella I of Castile (1451), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (1503), Joanna of Castile (1479), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), Philip IV of Spain (1605), and Charles II of Spain (1661).

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