Marc Forné Molné

3rd Prime Minister of Andorra from 1994 to 2005
Marc Forné Molné
Marc Forné Molné, Head of Government of the Principality of Andorra.jpg
Molné in 1997
Prime Minister of Andorra
In office
7 December 1994 – 20 February 2005
MonarchsEpiscopal Co-prince:
Joan Martí i Alanis
Joan Enric Vives Sicília
French Co-prince:
François Mitterrand
Jacques Chirac
RepresentativeEpiscopal:
Nemesi Marqués Oste
French:
Frédéric de Saint-Sernin
Philippe Massoni
Preceded byÒscar Ribas Reig
Succeeded byAlbert Pintat
Personal details
Born30 December 1946
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
Political partyLiberal Party

Marc Forné i Molné (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈmaɾk fuɾˈnɛ i mulˈnɛ]; born 30 December 1946) was the prime minister of Andorra[1] from 7 December 1994 to 20 February 2005. After 2 full terms, he was succeeded by Albert Pintat after Pintat won the January 2005 election. He is a lawyer by profession, and was president of the Liberal Party of Andorra (Partit Liberal d'Andorra).

Biography

Marc Forné was born on 30 December 1946 in La Massana, the son of Antoni Forné i Jou, an Arfa-born lawyer and activist of the Workers' Party of Marxist Unification, and Joana Molné i Armengou, also born in La Massana.

He studied at the University of Barcelona where he graduated in law in 1974. Between 1969 and 1972 he worked as a civil servant in the Department of Public Services of the General Council of the Valls d'Andorra and from 1974 he worked as a criminal lawyer, sharing an office with his father and brother.[2] In 1985 he joined the Liberal Party of Andorra.

For eleven years, he held the position of director of Andorra-7, a weekly newspaper in the Pyrenees valley that he founded in 1978. He was also the president of the Moto Club of the Principality of Andorra.

Honours

References

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  1. ^ "'Centrality' of UN keynote theme on third day of General Assembly debate". United Nations. 25 September 2003. Retrieved 18 January 2011.
  2. ^ Marc Forné's resume on the Council of Europe website
  3. ^ Boletín Oficial del Estado
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Andorra
1994–2005
Succeeded by
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