Artur Mas i Gavarró

Politician

1956 –

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Who is Artur Mas i Gavarró?

Artur Mas i Gavarró in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain is a Spanish politician. He is the President of the Generalitat de Catalunya, having assumed office on December 27, 2010 after winning the November 2010 election. He is also the leader of the Catalan liberal nationalist party Democratic Convergence of Catalonia and chairman of the Convergència i Unió coalition.

Mas is an economist who obtained his degree from the University of Barcelona, and is fluent in English and French, in addition to Catalan and Spanish. His ideology tends to be considered liberal from the economic point of view, strongly pro-European, and always supporting Catalan independence. From the social point of view, he has mostly supported a moderate agenda in numerous issues, such as gay rights, but not same-sex marriage and free debate on his party concerning abortion.

In year 2010 Mas emphasized that full independence from Spain was part of his political agenda, but more recently he has voiced support for Catalan independence.

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Born
Jan 31, 1956
Barcelona
Also known as
  • Artur Mas i Gavarro
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Spain
Profession
Education
  • University of Barcelona

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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