List of Andorrans


List of Andorrans

This is a list of Andorrans who are famous or notable.

List of Andorrans or celebrities related with Andorra

* Colonel René Baulard, honorary citizen of Andorra, restored order in Andorra in 1933.
* Joan Benlloch i Vivó (1864-1926), bishop of Urgell and Catalan co-prince, wrote Andorra's national anthem.
* Antoni Fiter i Rossell, jurist, from Ordino, wrote the "Manual Digest" (1748). The "Manual digest de las valls neutras de Andorra" is a history book and maxim book, a seminal book for Andorra's politics.
* Riberaygua i Argelich (1892-1950), writer, secretary of Parliament ("Consell General") from 1935 to 1950, published in 1946 the book "les Valls d'Andorra", a geographical, historical and political documentary about Andorra.
* Boris de Skossyreff (1896-1989), a Russian émigré, self-proclaimed "Boris I, King of Andorra" in 1934, before the Catalan Co-prince intervened to restore order.
* Jacques Tremoulet (1896-1971), French radio and press magnate, created Radio Andorra in 1939.
* Jacint Verdaguer (1845-1902), Catalan poet, lived in August 1883 in casa Rossell at Ordino. He is deemed one of the most prestigious guests of the country.
* Philippe Wolff (1913-2001), medievalist, member of the French "Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres".
* Julià Reig Ribó (1911-­1996), general councillor for the Valles de Andorra from 1948 to 1949 and general syndic from 1960 to 1978.

Contemporary Celebrities

* Alex Antor (born 1979), Andorran alpine skier who represented Andorra at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
* Ana Arce (1964-), Photographer and former skip of Andorra's curling team.
* Marc Bernaus (1977-), Andorran footballer
* Jaume Bartumeu Cassany (1954-), lawyer, Head of Government candidate for the Social Democratic Party (Andorra), head of the parliamentary opposition
* Eric Bataille (1981-), motorbike champion.
* Montserrat Caballé (1933-), the Spaniard soprano, supports the Montserrat International Singing Competition-Principality of Andorra at Sant Julià de Lòria.
* Gérard Claret (1951-), violinist, director of the National Chamber Orchestra of Andorra.
* Lluís Claret (1951-), cellist.
* Julian Vila Coma, Ambassador to the United Nations.
* Cyril Després (1974-), French motorbike champion, lives in Andorra.
* Juli Fernández (1974-), Andorran footballer
* Ricard Fiter Vilajoana, writer, lawyer, Ombudsman of Andorra from 1998 to 2004.
* Marc Forné Molné, Head of Government of Andorra from 1994 to 2005.
* Melissandre Fuentes, (1988-) Andorran figure skater.
* Michèle Gazier (1946-), writer.
* Hocine Haciane, Andorran swimmer at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
* Koldo (1970), Andorran footballer born in Vitoria-Gasteiz.
* Josep Carles Laínez (1970-), writer and journalist. He lives in Encamp and writes for the newspaper "El Periòdic d'Andorra".
* Ildefons Lima (1978), Andorran footballer
* Henri Magne (1953-2006), car champion.
* Juli Minoves Triquell (1969-), minister, diplomat, writer.
* Antoni Morell, writer and lawyer.
* Albert Pintat, (1943-) Head of Government of Andorra since 2005
* Òscar Ribas i Reig, Head of Government of Andorra from 1982 to 1984, and from 1990 to 1994.
* Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (1971-), Spaniard women's tennis champion, lives in Andorra.
* Oscar Sonejee (1976-), Andorran footballer
* Ramon Villeró Castellá (1955-), writer.
* Anonymous, Andorran band

ee also

*List of Catalans


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