Alberto Fabra

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Fabra and the second or maternal family name is Part.
Alberto Fabra
Alberto Fabra Mitin.jpg
President of the Generalitat Valenciana
Incumbent
Assumed office
28 July 2011
Monarch Juan Carlos I
Preceded by Francisco Camps
Personal details
Born (1964-04-06) 6 April 1964 (age 50)
Castellón de la Plana, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Political party PPCV
Spouse(s) Cristina Fortanet
Children 2
Alma mater Polytechnic University of Valencia
Occupation Architect, Politician
Religion Roman Catholicism

Alberto Fabra Part (Castellón de la Plana, 1964) is a Spanish politician who belongs to the People's Party. He is the fifth President of the Generalitat Valenciana since devolution was granted in 1982.

Personal life[edit]

He graduated in architecture at the Polytechnic University of Valencia in 1987.

He is married to Cristina Fortanet and has two children. He has denied being a cousin of the former President of the provincial Council of Castellón, Carlos Fabra.[1]

Political career[edit]

He had his first political office in 1991, when he was elected Councillor of the city of Castellón de la Plana. In 1993 he became Councillor for youth and environment and, in 1999, he was appointed Councillor for urban planning. In 2005, he was appointed Mayor of the city, after José Luis Gimeno resigned. Fabra held the position in the municipal elections of 2007 and 2011 (elections in which he was also elected to the Corts Valencianes). In 2009, he was appointed coordinator of the People's Party in the Valencian Community.[2]

President of the Generalitat[edit]

On 20 July 2011, when Francisco Camps resigned, he was appointed President of the Generalitat Valenciana.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The other Fabra". El Mundo. 
  2. ^ "Diccionario Biográfico de Políticos Valencianos". www.alfonselmagnanim.com. 
  3. ^ "Alberto, president". El Periódico Mediterráneo.