100 Notable alumni of
Autonomous University of Barcelona

The Autonomous University of Barcelona is 255th in the world, 85th in Europe, and 4th in Spain by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from the Autonomous University of Barcelona sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Carlos Ruiz Zafón

    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1964-2020 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    screenwriterpublicistnovelist
    Biography

    Carlos Ruiz Zafón was a Spanish novelist widely known for his 2001 novel La sombra del viento (The Shadow of the Wind).

  2. Albert Rivera

    Albert Rivera
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    2003-2003 studied law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Albert Rivera Díaz is a Spanish former politician who was the leader of Citizens from its founding in 2006 until 2019. He was a member of the Parliament of Catalonia (2006–2015) and the Congress of Deputies (2015–2019).

  3. Quim Torra

    Quim Torra
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    1980-1985 graduated with licentiate degree in law
    Occupations
    politicianeditoropinion journalistpolitical activistwriter
    Biography

    Joaquim Torra i Pla, known as Quim Torra, is a Catalan lawyer and journalist from Spain. He served as President of the Government of Catalonia from 17 May 2018 to 28 September 2020, when the Supreme Court of Spain confirmed a court ruling by the High Court of Justice of Catalonia condemning him for of disobeying the Central Electoral Board during the April 2019 general election, leading to his disqualification from office.

  4. Carme Chacón

    Carme Chacón
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1971-2017 (aged 46)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    lawyeruniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Carme Maria Chacón Piqueras was a Spanish lawyer, lecturer and politician who was Minister of Defence from 2008 to 2011 in the cabinet led by Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero.

  5. Carme Forcadell

    Carme Forcadell
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with licentiate
    Occupations
    high school teacherpoliticiancultural activistwriteradvisor
    Biography

    Maria Carme Forcadell i Lluís is a Spanish politician from Catalonia. She is the former President of the Parliament of Catalonia, as well as a Catalan high school teacher, known for her Catalan independence activism.

  6. Raül Romeva

    Raül Romeva
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in economics
    Occupations
    castelleranalystpoliticianuniversity teacheressayist
    Biography

    Raül Romeva i Rueda is a politician from Spain and a former Member of the European Parliament with the Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds, part of the European Greens. He sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs and its Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. In the Catalan parliamentary election of 2015 he led the Pro-Independence electoral list, Together for Yes. He was named Minister for External and Institutional Relations, and Transparency in the Catalan Regional Government under President Carles Puigdemont on January 14, 2016 before his role was revoked by the Spanish Government on the 27th of October 2017, as part of the application of the constitution's article 155. During 2017 and 2021, Mr. Romeva spent almost 4 years in prison following a 12-years sedition condemn against the dismissed government of Catalonia.

  7. Anna Gabriel i Sabaté

    Anna Gabriel i Sabaté
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politicianconstitutional lawyersocial educator
    Biography

    Anna Gabriel i Sabaté is a Catalan social pedagogue, adjunct professor in law and politician from Spain. She was a member of Catalan Parliament between 2015 and 2017, representing the radical left pro-Catalan independence political party, Popular Unity Candidacy. Since February 2018, she has been in exile in Geneva, Switzerland.

  8. Jordi Sànchez i Picanyol

    Jordi Sànchez i Picanyol
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied in 1991
    Occupations
    political scientistteacherpolitical activistpolitician
    Biography

    Jordi Sànchez i Picanyol is a Spanish political activist from Catalonia, who was president of the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) between May 2015 and November 2017.

  9. Oriol Junqueras

    Oriol Junqueras
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    In 2002 graduated with doctorate in history of economic thought
    Occupations
    historianwriteruniversity teacherpoliticianscreenwriter
    Biography

    Oriol Junqueras i Vies is a Spanish politician and historian from Catalonia. A former mayor of the municipality of Sant Vicenç dels Horts in north-eastern Spain, Junqueras served as Vice President of Catalonia from January 2016 to October 2017 when he was removed from office following the Catalan declaration of independence and entered prison until June 2021, for his role in organizing the 2017 Catalan independence referendum. He is president of the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC). Born in 1969 in Barcelona, Junqueras grew up in the municipality of Sant Vicenç dels Horts. After graduating from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, he taught history at the university.

  10. Clara Ponsatí i Obiols

    Clara Ponsatí i Obiols
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with master's degree
    Occupations
    full professoreconomistpolitician
    Biography

    Clara Ponsatí Obiols is a Catalan economist from Spain, appointed Councillor of Education of the Generalitat of Catalonia by former President Carles Puigdemont on 14 July 2017. Before she was seconded to her post, she was the Head of the School of Economics and Finance at the University of St Andrews. In 2019 extradition warrants were raised to return her from Scotland to Spain where she faced a charge of sedition because of her role in the attempt to make Catalonia independent.

  11. Jordi Turull i Negre

    Jordi Turull i Negre
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with licentiate degree in law
    Occupations
    lawyeruniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Jordi Turull i Negre is a Spanish politician associated with Together for Catalonia. Since March 2018 he has been in pre-trial custody by order of the Supreme Court of Spain and accused of sedition and rebellion. On 10 July 2018 a Supreme Court judge suspended him as a deputy in the Catalan parliament.

  12. Susanna Griso

    Susanna Griso
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Susanna Griso Raventós is a Spanish journalist and television presenter.

  13. Antoni Comín i Oliveres

    Antoni Comín i Oliveres
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    intellectualphilosopherteacherpolitician
    Biography

    Antoni Comín, born in Barcelona on March 7 1971, is a Catalan intellectual and politician from Spain. He is currently the executive vice-president of the Council for the Republic and has been an MEP since July 2019. He is the fourth child of the politician and intellectual Alfonso Carlos Comín i Ros and Maria Lluïsa Oliveres i Sanvicens, whose other children are Maria, Pere and Betona. He is the partner of the stage designer Sergi Corbera, and they have a daughter called Laia.

  14. Anna Simon

    Anna Simon
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with journalist
    Occupations
    comedianactorjournalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Anna Simón Marí is a Spanish TV host. She has a degree in journalism.

  15. Sandra Barneda i Valls

    Sandra Barneda i Valls
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    non-fiction writertelevision presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Sandra Barneda Valls is a Spanish journalist, television presenter, actress, and writer.

  16. Josep Rull i Andreu

    Josep Rull i Andreu
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with licentiate degree in law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Josep Rull i Andreu is a Spanish politician from Catalonia. He served as the Counselor of Territory and Sustainability of Catalonia at the Government of Carles Puigdemont between 2016 and 2017, when Spanish Rajoy's Government ceased the Catalan executive following the Catalan declaration of independence amid the application of Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution.

  17. María Casado Paredes

    María Casado Paredes
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    María Casado Paredes is a Spanish journalist and presenter. She is known for her longstanding involvement in the newscast department of Televisión Española (TVE) from 2005 to 2020.

  18. Dani Mateo

    Dani Mateo
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorpresenterjournalisttelevision actortelevision presenter
    Biography

    Daniel Mateo Patau is a Spanish comedian, actor and radio and tv host famous for his work in the program Sé lo que hicisteis... in La Sexta channel.

  19. Javier Cercas

    Javier Cercas
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with licentiate
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Javier Cercas Mena is a Spanish writer and professor of Spanish literature at the University of Girona, Spain.

  20. Meritxell Serret

    Meritxell Serret
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied political science
    Occupations
    political scientistpolitician
    Biography

    Meritxell Serret Aleu is a Spanish politician from Catalonia, and the former Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food of the Generalitat of Catalonia.

  21. Mònica López Moyano

    Mònica López Moyano
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    1992-1995 graduated with licentiate in physics
    Occupations
    television presentermeteorologist
    Biography

    Mònica López Moyano is a Spanish meteorologist and television presenter. She is a weather forecaster on Televisión Española's Telediario 2 and director of the meteorology area of RTVE. She has also been the presenter of the TVE1 program La Hora de la 1 since September 2020.

  22. Oleguer Presas

    Oleguer Presas
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    association football managerwriterpoliticianassociation football playereconomist
    Biography

    Oleguer Presas Renom, known simply as Oleguer, is a Spanish former footballer. Primarily a central defender, he could also operate as a defensive right back.

  23. Pasqual Maragall i Mira

    Pasqual Maragall i Mira
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Pasqual Maragall i Mira is a Spanish politician and former President of Generalitat de Catalunya. He had previously been Mayor of Barcelona, from 1982 to 1997, and helped run the city's successful Olympic bid.

  24. Roger Torrent i Ramió

    Roger Torrent i Ramió
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with Licentiate in Political and Administration Science
    Occupations
    political scientisturban plannerpolitician
    Biography

    Roger Torrent i Ramió is a Spanish politician and urban planner from Catalonia. A former mayor of the municipality of Sarrià de Ter in north-eastern Spain, Torrent was President of the Parliament of Catalonia from January 2018 until March 2021.

  25. Xavier Sala-i-Martin

    Xavier Sala-i-Martin
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with Bachelor in Economics
    Occupations
    writereconomistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Xavier X. Sala i Martín is a Spanish-born Catalan-American economist and professor of economics at Columbia University. Sala i Martin is one of the leading economists in the field of economic growth.

  26. Antonio Baños Boncompain

    Antonio Baños Boncompain
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied journalism
    Occupations
    activistjournalistwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Antonio Baños Boncompain is a Spanish Catalan musician, journalist and writer. In the Catalan parliamentary election of 2015 he led Popular Unity Candidacy - Constituent Call, a pro-independence left-wing electoral list until he resigned in 2016.

  27. David Fernàndez i Ramos

    David Fernàndez i Ramos
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politiciansocial activistjournalist
    Biography

    David Fernàndez i Ramos is a Catalan journalist, political and social activist. He was a member of the Parliament of Catalonia in the tenth legislature for the Popular Unity Candidacy (CUP) from December 17, 2012 to August 4, 2015.

  28. Muriel Casals

    Muriel Casals
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1945-2016 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    university teachereconomistactivistpolitician
    Biography

    Muriel Casals i Couturier was a Catalan economist with both Spanish and French nationality.

  29. Adrià Collado

    Adrià Collado
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    film actoractorbusinesspersonmodel
    Biography

    Adrià Collado is a Spanish actor. He appeared in more than fifty films since 1994.

  30. Lluís Homar

    Lluís Homar
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    theatrical directoractor
    Biography

    Lluís Homar i Toboso is a Spanish actor and theater director from Barcelona. He is best known for his roles in Pedro Almodóvar's Bad Education (2004) and Broken Embraces (2009), in Emilio Aragón's Paper Birds (2010), and for his portrayal of the robot Max in Kike Maíllo's film Eva (2011).

  31. Samanta Villar

    Samanta Villar
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Samanta Villar Fitó is a Spanish journalist.

  32. Mireia Boya Busquet

    Mireia Boya Busquet
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politicianteacherenvironmental scientist
    Biography

    Mireia Boya Busquet is a Catalan scientist, activist, and politician from Spain. She is a councilor of the Aran municipality of Les. Since February 2018 she has been part of the national secretariat of the Popular Unity Candidacy (CUP). She was a member of the Catalan Parliament from 2016 to 2017.

  33. Àngels Barceló

    Àngels Barceló
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    announcertelevision presenterjournalist
    Biography

    María de los Ángeles Barceló Suárez better known as Àngels Barceló is a Spanish journalist, presenter and broadcaster specialized in informative and informative programs and magazines with an extensive career in audiovisual media.

  34. Carme Chaparro

    Carme Chaparro
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied journalism
    Occupations
    television presenter
    Biography

    Carme Chaparro Martínez is a Spanish journalist and writer.

  35. Carles Francino

    Carles Francino
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Carles Francino Murgades is a Spanish journalist. He started his career in Cadena SER Tarragona. In 1979 he got his first job at COPE Reus as a sports editor. Later, he joined the Tarragona studio of the COPE, which he left in 1987.

  36. Cristina Fallarás

    Cristina Fallarás
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    writeractivistjournalist
    Biography

    Cristina Fallarás is a Spanish journalist. She gained a little relevance when publicly admitting to having been evicted from her house.

  37. Matilde Asensi

    Matilde Asensi
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Matilde Asensi Carratalá is a Spanish journalist and writer, specialised mainly in historical novels.

  38. Alejo Vidal-Quadras Roca

    Alejo Vidal-Quadras Roca
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politicianprofessorphysicist
    Biography

    Alejo Vidal-Quadras Roca is a Spanish politician and radiation physicist who served as a Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2014 and served as First Vice President of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2007.

  39. Joel Joan

    Joel Joan
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directortelevision actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Joel Joan i Juvé is a Spanish actor, screenwriter and director.

  40. Marta Madrenas i Mir

    Marta Madrenas i Mir
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    lawyeruniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Marta Madrenas i Mir is a Spanish politician and lawyer from Catalonia. Since 2016, she has served as mayor of Girona.

  41. Xavier Domènech Sampere

    Xavier Domènech Sampere
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politiciansocial activisthistorianwriter
    Biography

    Xavier Domenech i Sampere, is a Spanish historian, activist and member of Procés Constituent. He led the En Comú Podem (Together We Can) electoral ticket that stood in Catalonia at the Spanish General Elections on 20 December 2015.

  42. Gemma Nierga Barris

    Gemma Nierga Barris
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Gemma Nierga Barris is a Spanish journalist who has spent most of her professional career as a radio and television presenter. Among other programs, she is known for directing and presenting La Ventana from 1997 to 2012 and Hoy por hoy from 2012 to 2017, both on Cadena SER radio.

  43. Joan Fontcuberta

    Joan Fontcuberta
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    photographerphotojournalistconceptual artistvisual artist
    Biography

    Joan Fontcuberta is a conceptual artist whose best-known works, such as Fauna and Sputnik, examine the truthfulness of photography. In addition, he is a writer, editor, teacher, and curator.

  44. Concha García Campoy

    Concha García Campoy
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1958-2013 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    announcertelevision presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Concepción García Campoy, also known as Concha García Campoy, was a Spanish radio and television journalist and personality.

  45. Josep Baselga

    Josep Baselga
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1959-2021 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    oncologistuniversity teacherphysician
    Biography

    Josep Baselga i Torres, known in Spanish as José Baselga was a Spanish medical oncologist and researcher focused on the development of novel molecular targeted agents, with a special emphasis in breast cancer. Through his career he was associated with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology, and the Massachusetts General Hospital in their hematology and oncology divisions. He led the development of the breast cancer treatment Herceptin, a monoclonal antibody, that targets the HER2 protein which is impacted in aggressive breast cancers.

  46. Irina Karamanos

    Irina Karamanos
    Born in
    Chile Flag Chile
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with certification course in linguistic diversity
    Occupations
    political scientistsociologistlinguistanthropologist
    Biography

    Irina Sabine Alice Karamanos Adrian is a Chilean anthropologist and political scientist. She is the domestic partner of Gabriel Boric, the 36th President of Chile, who was inaugurated on 11 March 2022, so she took the role of first lady and Director of the Sociocultural Area of the Presidency.

  47. Mònica Terribas

    Mònica Terribas
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied in 1986-1991
    Occupations
    university teachertelevision presenterjournalistscreenwriter
    Biography

    Mònica Terribas i Sala is a Spanish journalist and professor at the University Pompeu Fabra. Between 2008 and 2012 she was director of Televisió de Catalunya and the following year, councillor delegated and publisher of the Ara newspaper. Since 2 September 2013 she has directed El matí de Catalunya Ràdio.

  48. Pepa Fernández Vallés

    Pepa Fernández Vallés
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    María José Fernández Vallés, better known as Pepa Fernández, is a Spanish journalist. She is the director and presenter of the Radio Nacional de España (RNE) program No es un día cualquiera.

  49. Carla Simón

    Carla Simón
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with licentiate in audiovisual communication
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Carla Simón Pipó is a Catalan film director. Her 2017 Catalan-language debut film Summer 1993 (Catalan: Estiu 1993) became Spain's nominee for Best Foreign Film in the 90th Academy Awards. Her Alcarràs film Won the Golden Bear at the seventy-second edition of the Berlinale and became the first Catalan-language film to receive this award.

  50. Inés Ballester

    Inés Ballester
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    presentertelevision presenterjournalist
    Biography

    María Inés Ballester Muñoz is a Spanish journalist and presenter.

  51. Carles Riera i Albert

    Carles Riera i Albert
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    sociologistsocial activistpolitician
    Biography

    Carles Riera i Albert is a Catalan sociologist and politician.

  52. Chakir El Homrani Lesfar

    Chakir El Homrani Lesfar
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    sociologistpolitician
    Biography

    Chakir El Homrani Lesfar is a Spanish-Moroccan trade unionist, politician Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of Catalonia between 2018 and 2021.

  53. Brigitte LG Baptiste

    Brigitte LG Baptiste
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with doctorate in ecology
    Occupations
    scientistbiologist
    Biography

    Brigitte Baptiste, is a Colombian cultural landscape ecologist and an expert on environmental issues and biodiversity in Colombia. She is a member of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel of the Intergovernmental Science and Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services and has been part of the national representation to the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research. She served as director of the Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute from 2011 until 2019. In September 2019, Baptiste became the director of Universidad Ean.

  54. Josep Enric Millo

    Josep Enric Millo
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with licentiate
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Josep Enric Millo i Rocher, is a Spanish politician for PP.

  55. Francesc Homs Molist

    Francesc Homs Molist
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Francesc Homs Molist is a Spanish politician and Minister of the Presidency and Spokesperson of the Government of Catalonia.

  56. Rosa María Calaf

    Rosa María Calaf
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Rosa Maria Calaf Solé is a veteran Spanish journalist, reporter, news anchor and former correspondent of Televisión Española. She was a TVE correspondent from 1972 until her retirement in 2008. She was also a director of programming at TV3 in 1983. She has received numerous prizes for her work.

  57. Joan Clos i Matheu

    Joan Clos i Matheu
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    physiciandiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Joan Clos i Matheu, GCIH is a Spanish politician who was mayor of Barcelona, Spain from September 1997 to September 2006. He took over from Pasqual Maragall in 1997. In 1999 he was elected to a four-year term, and was then re-elected in the municipal elections of 25 May 2003. In September 2006, he left Barcelona Town Hall, after nine years of office, as he was appointed Minister of Industry, Tourism and Trade by Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. After a stint as the Spanish Ambassador in Turkey and Azerbaijan, in 2010 he was appointed as Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, (UN-HABITAT), and Under Secretary General of the United Nations. Joan Clos is also president of the Spanish Chapter of The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI).

  58. Bel Olid

    Bel Olid
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied translation and interpretation
    Occupations
    translatorwriteruniversity teacherLGBTQI+ rights activistwomen's rights activist
    Biography

    Isabel Olid Báez, known as Bel Olid, is a Catalan writer, translator, and teacher of language, literature, translation, and creative writing. She has received several literary prizes, among them the 2010 Documenta Award. Since March 2015 she has been the president of the Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana.

  59. Paula Ortiz

    Paula Ortiz
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    university teacherfilm directorwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Paula Ortiz Álvarez is a Spanish director, screenwriter and producer who works for Get in the Pictures Productions and Amapola Films, teaches Audiovisual Communication at the University of Barcelona, and collaborates with the University of San Jorge in Zaragoza.

  60. Ernest Urtasun

    Ernest Urtasun
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied economics
    Occupations
    economistdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Ernest Urtasun i Domènech is a Spanish ecosocialist politician. He serves as Member of the European Parliament since 2014, integrated within the Greens–European Free Alliance (Greens/EFA) political group.

  61. Alejandro Fernández Álvarez

    Alejandro Fernández Álvarez
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with Licentiate in Political and Administration Science
    Occupations
    political scientistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Alejandro Fernández Álvarez is a Spanish politician and political scientist who has been the leader of the People's Party of Catalonia since 2018.

  62. Carme Riera

    Carme Riera
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    university teacheressayistwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Carme Riera Guilera is a novelist and essayist. She has also written short stories, scripts for radio and television and literary criticism. She holds a doctorate in Hispanic Philology and is a professor of Spanish literature at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

  63. Enric Marco

    Enric Marco
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1921-.. (age 101)
    Occupations
    trade unionist
    Biography

    Enric Marco is an impostor who claimed to have been a prisoner in Nazi German concentration camps Mauthausen and Flossenbürg in World War II. He was awarded the Creu de Sant Jordi by the Catalan government in 2001 and wrote a book on his experiences. In 2005 he admitted his claims were false and returned his medal, after his deception was revealed by university researcher Benito Bermejo.

  64. Víctor Amela

    Víctor Amela
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    writeruniversity teacherjournalist
    Biography

    Victor Manuel Amela Bonilla, better known as Víctor Amela is a Spanish writer and journalist present in several media. It is one of the co-creators of the section La contra at La Vanguardia, where he has published more than 1,800 interviews in 15 years.

  65. Antonio Roldán Monés

    Antonio Roldán Monés
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Antonio "Toni" Roldán Monés is a Spanish economist and politician who served as member of the 11th, 12th and 13th Congress of Deputies in the Citizens parliamentary group. He is now the director of the Centre for Political Economy (EsadeEcPol) at ESADE.

  66. Alfred Bosch i Pascual

    Alfred Bosch i Pascual
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    professorAfricanistwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Alfred Bosch i Pascual is a Catalan academic, journalist, author, politician and a former Minister of Foreign Action, Institutional Relations and Transparency of Catalonia. He was previously a member of the Congress of Deputies of Spain and a member of Barcelona City Council.

  67. Ramon Espadaler Parcerisas

    Ramon Espadaler Parcerisas
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianhistorian
    Biography

    Ramon Espadaler Parcerisas, is a Spanish politician. He is married with three children.

  68. Isaki Lacuesta

    Isaki Lacuesta
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    screenwritercriticfilm director
    Biography

    Isaki Lacuesta is a Spanish film director from Catalonia. His work includes documentary film, narrative film and video art.

  69. Xavier Bosch i Sancho

    Xavier Bosch i Sancho
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Xavier Bosch i Sancho, publicly known as Xavier Bosch is a Catalan writer and journalist.

  70. Emma Roca Rodríguez

    Emma Roca Rodríguez
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1973-2021 (aged 48)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    1991-1996 graduated with licentiate in biochemistry
    Occupations
    firefighterathletics competitorski mountaineerrunnerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Emma Roca Rodríguez was a Spanish Catalan ski mountaineer and an eco-challenge member. She represented Spain which she was a captain, she helped her team to get in the top 10 spot.

  71. Joan Puigcercós i Boixassa

    Joan Puigcercós i Boixassa
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Joan Puigcercós is a Spanish Catalan politician who had served as president of the Republican Left of Catalonia (2008–2011). He studied philosophy and political science at the UAB.

  72. Gemma Lienas

    Gemma Lienas
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    writerfeministpolitician
    Biography

    Gemma Lienas Massot is a Spanish writer, feminist activist, and politician. In October 2015, she became one of Barcelona's deputies for Catalunya Sí que es Pot. She is a recipient of the medal Francesc Macia al Treball.

  73. Irene Rigau Oliver

    Irene Rigau Oliver
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    school inspectorpsychologistpoliticianhigh school teacher
    Biography

    Irene Rigau i Oliver is a Catalan politician from Spain, born in Banyoles in 1951.

  74. Pedro Miguel Echenique Landiríbar

    Pedro Miguel Echenique Landiríbar
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    university teacherpoliticianphysicistscience communicator
    Biography

    Pedro Miguel Etxenike Landiribar, also known as Pedro Miguel Echenique, is a theoretical solid-state physicist, Professor of Condensed Matter Physics at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), and former minister of the Basque Autonomous Community.

  75. Juan Pablo Villalobos

    Juan Pablo Villalobos
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    writerliterary criticauthor
    Biography

    Juan Pablo Villalobos is a Mexican author.

  76. Sergi Belbel

    Sergi Belbel
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    authorplaywrightwritertheatrical directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Sergi Belbel i Coslado is a catalan-speaking Spanish playwright, and as of 2005 the director of the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya.

  77. Teresa Jordà i Roura

    Teresa Jordà i Roura
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Maria Teresa Jordà i Roura is a Spanish politician from Catalonia and the current Minister of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda of Catalonia.

  78. Albert Botran

    Albert Botran
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with master's degree in comparative history
    Occupations
    essayisthistorianpolitician
    Biography

    Albert Botran i Pahissa is a Spanish historian and politician from Catalonia and a member of the Congress of Deputies of Spain. He was previously a member of the Parliament of Catalonia.

  79. Damià Calvet i Valera

    Damià Calvet i Valera
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    technical architectpolitician
    Biography

    Damià Calvet i Valera is a Spanish politician from Catalonia and the current Minister of Territory and Sustainability.

  80. Marcel Mauri

    Marcel Mauri
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    officialjournalisthistorianuniversity teacherpolitical activist
    Biography

    Marcel Mauri de los Rios is a journalist and historian who is currently the vice president and spokesman of Òmnium Cultural.

  81. Jordi Ballart Pastor

    Jordi Ballart Pastor
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with bachelors degree in political science
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jordi Ballart i Pastor is a Spanish politician who has been a city councillor (2005–2017; 2019–) and the mayor (2012–2017; 2019–) of Terrassa in Catalonia.

  82. Cristina Gallash

    Cristina Gallash
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Cristina Gallach is a Spanish journalist and former European Union and United Nations official. She was the 14th Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and for Ibero-America and the Caribbean of the Spanish government from 2020 to 2021. She is a member of the Socialists' Party of Catalonia (PSC).

  83. Gemma Galdon Clavell

    Gemma Galdon Clavell
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    university teacherconsultant
    Biography

    Gemma Galdón-Clavell is a Spanish technology policy analyst who specializes in ethics and algorithmic accountability. She is a senior adviser to the European Commission and she has also provided advice to other international organisations. Forbes Magazine described her as “a leading voice on tech ethics and algorithmic accountability”.

  84. Laura Ester

    Laura Ester
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    water polo player
    Biography

    Laura Ester Ramos is a Spanish water polo goalkeeper. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed for the Spain women's national water polo team in the women's event, winning the silver medal. She also competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She is 5 ft 7 inches tall.

  85. Lluís Corominas i Díaz

    Lluís Corominas i Díaz
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with licentiate degree in law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Lluís Maria Corominas i Díaz is a Catalan lawyer, politician and a former member of the Parliament of Catalonia. He is currently awaiting trial on charges of disobedience for his role in the Catalan declaration of independence.

  86. Ricardo Silva Romero

    Ricardo Silva Romero
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriterjournalist
    Biography

    Ricardo Silva Romero is a Colombian writer, journalist, screenwriter and film critic. He is the author of over a dozen books in a variety of genres. In 2007, he was named as one of the Bogota39, a list of best young writers in Latin America.

  87. Cristóbal López Romero

    Cristóbal López Romero
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Cristóbal López Romero is a Spanish-born prelate of the Catholic Church who has served as the Archbishop of Rabat since March 2018. He is a member of the Salesians and before becoming a bishop devoted himself to pastoral work in Latin America while taking on administrative responsibilities within his order.

  88. Elizabeth Wagmeister

    Elizabeth Wagmeister
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied in 2011
    Occupations
    reporterjournalist
    Biography

    Elizabeth Ivy Wagmeister is an American journalist, reporter, and writer. She is the senior correspondent at Variety, and co-host of Fox's nationally syndicated entertainment news show Page Six TV. She was named onto Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2019.

  89. Áurea Carolina

    Áurea Carolina
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Áurea Carolina de Freitas e Silva is a Brazilian politician, political scientist and sociologist. Although born in Pará, she has spent her political career representing Minas Gerais, having served as federal deputy representative since 2019.

  90. Oriol Amat

    Oriol Amat
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Studied in 1991
    Occupations
    columnistuniversity teachereconomistwriter
    Biography

    Oriol Amat is the Rector of Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He is also Full Professor of Financial Economics and Accounting at the same university since 2001.

  91. Jordi Bilbeny

    Jordi Bilbeny
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Jordi Alsina i Bilbeny is a Spanish pseudohistorian from Catalonia best known for his theory that Christopher Columbus was a Catalan.

  92. Gemma Ubasart

    Gemma Ubasart
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    political scientistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Gemma Ubasart González is a Spanish political scientist and politician. She has served as a city councilor in Castellar del Vallès, secretary for international affairs and public policies for change in Podemos, and secretary general of Podemos in Catalonia.

  93. Pere Navarro i Morera

    Pere Navarro i Morera
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Pere Navarro i Morera is a Spanish politician and member of the Socialists' Party of Catalonia, formerly First Secretary of the PSC between 2011 and 2014.

  94. Llucia Ramis

    Llucia Ramis
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Llucia Ramis i Laloux is a Catalan language journalist and writer. She studied journalism at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and has worked in different media, including the newspaper Diario de Mallorca, the literary magazine Quimera, COM Ràdio, Rac1 and the Catalan edition of El Mundo newspaper. In El Mundo she publishes the column Plexiglàs of the Tendències supplement.

  95. Antonio Iturbe

    Antonio Iturbe
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Antonio González Iturbe is a Spanish journalist, writer and professor. Currently, he is the director of the cultural magazine Librújula.

  96. José Manuel Pérez Tornero

    José Manuel Pérez Tornero
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    1971-1976 studied communication science
    Occupations
    full professorjournalist
    Biography

    José Manuel Pérez Tornero is a Spanish researcher and journalist. He is Professor of Journalism at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

  97. Anni Espar

    Anni Espar
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    water polo player
    Biography

    Anna Espar Llaquet is a Spanish water polo player who won the gold medal at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona. She also won the silver medal at the 2012 and 2020 Summer Olympics.

  98. Lourdes Ciuró i Buldó

    Lourdes Ciuró i Buldó
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    In 1994 studied law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Maria Lourdes Ciuró i Buldó is a Spanish lawyer and politician from Catalonia and a former member of the Congress of Deputies of Spain.

  99. Mariàngela Vilallonga i Vives

    Mariàngela Vilallonga i Vives
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Barcelona
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in classical philology
    Occupations
    politicianliterary historianphilologistuniversity teacherwriter
    Biography

    Mariàngela Vilallonga Vives is a Spanish professor of Latin philology at the University of Girona. Between 2017 and 2019 she was second vice-president of the Institute of Catalan Studies, an institution where she held several senior positions. On 25 March 2019 she became the minister of culture in the Quim Torra Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya. Her term as minister of culture ended on 3 September 2020.

  100. José Domingo Domingo

    José Domingo Domingo
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    lawyerjuristpolitician
    Biography

    José Domingo Domingo is a politician and Catalan lawyer, a member of the Parliament of Catalonia in the eighth term.