May 11th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on May 11th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1258 - Corbeil (Île-de-France, France): Representatives of Jaume I and Louis IX of France signen of the Treaty of Corbeil, according to which France recognises the full independence of the Catalan Counties, in return for giving up claims to Provence.

1717 - Cervera: Founding of the Universitat de Cervera.


1842 - Tarragona: Josep Pin i Soler, Catalan writer.

1904 - Figueres (Alt Empordà): Salvador Dalí, Catalan painter.

1911 - Sabadell: Ricard Simó i Bach, Sabadell biographer.


1987 - Gandia (la Safor): Alfons Roig Izquierdo, Valencian priest, writer and art critic (born 1903).

2003 - Barcelona: José Manuel Lara Hernández, publisher, founder of Editorial Planeta (born 1914).

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