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 Lluís Companys

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Lluís Companys Famous memorial

Birth
El Tarros, Provincia de Lleida, Cataluna, Spain
Death
15 Oct 1940 (aged 58)
Montjuic, Provincia de Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain
Burial
Barcelona, Provincia de Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain
Memorial ID
10637870 View Source

Spanish Politician. He was the leader of Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya. He served as minister of Navy of the Sapnish Republic and President of the Catalan Parliament. In 1933 he became President of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Catalan Government. He was the Catalan President during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). After the War he exiled to France in 1939. In September 1940 he was arrested and extradited to Spain by German Agents. He was put to death in compliance with a legal sentence at Montjuïc Castle (Barcelona).

Spanish Politician. He was the leader of Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya. He served as minister of Navy of the Sapnish Republic and President of the Catalan Parliament. In 1933 he became President of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Catalan Government. He was the Catalan President during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). After the War he exiled to France in 1939. In September 1940 he was arrested and extradited to Spain by German Agents. He was put to death in compliance with a legal sentence at Montjuïc Castle (Barcelona).

Bio by: Algernon Moncrieff

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Algernon Moncrieff
  • Added: 19 Mar 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10637870
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10637870/llu%C3%ADs-companys: accessed ), memorial page for Lluís Companys (21 Jun 1882–15 Oct 1940), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10637870, citing Cementiri de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Provincia de Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain; Maintained by Find a Grave .