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May 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on May 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

2009 - Lleida, Segrià: The Universitat de Lleida invests Joan Solà i Cortassa as doctor honoris causa.

Births

1833 - Perpignan, Rosselló, Catalunya Nord: Édouard Rolland, Deputy for the Pirineus Orientals in the French National Assembly (died 1919).

1919 - Barcelona: Maur Maria Boix i Selva, Monk at Montserrat, editor of the magazine Serra d'Or and responsible for Publicacions de l'Abadia de Montserrat (died 2000).

1926 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Miquel Civil i Desveus, Catalan expert on Syria.

1948 - Verges, Baix Empordà: Lluís Llach i Grande, Catalan singer-songwriter.

1951 - Carlet, Ribera Alta: Bernat Sòria Escoms, Valencian doctor and scientist, Spanish Minister of Health 2007 and 2009.

Deaths

2000 - Barcelona: Avel·lí Artís-Gener «Tísner», Catalan writer, stage designer, painter and illustrator.

2002 - Girona: Xavier Montsalvatge i Bassols, Catalan composer and music critic.

2008 - Barcelona: Mercè Sala i Schnorkowski, Catalan economist and politician, member of PSC-PSOE.

Festivals and Commemorations



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