Antoni Rovira i Virgili

Antoni Rovira i Virgili
4th President of the Catalan Parliament
In office
October 15, 1940  December 5, 1949
Preceded by Josep Irla
Succeeded by Manuel Serra i Moret
Personal details
Born (1882-11-26)November 26, 1882
Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain)
Died December 5, 1949(1949-12-05) (aged 67)
Perpignan (Northern Catalonia, France)
Political party Federal Nationalist Republican Union
Catalan Action
Republican Action of Catalonia

Antoni Rovira i Virgili (Catalan pronunciation: [ənˈtɔni ruˈβiɾə j βirˈʒiɫi]) (1882–1949) was a Catalan Spanish politician and journalist who was president of Catalonia's Parliament in exile after the Spanish Civil War. His term of office lasted from 1940 to 1949. The university of Tarragona, Reus and its surrounding area is named after him: Universitat Rovira i Virgili.

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