Joan Martí i Alanis

Joan Martí i Alanis[1] (29 November 1928 – 11 October 2009) was a former Bishop of Urgell and hence former co-Prince of Andorra.[2] He was Bishop of Urgell from 1971 to 2003. He was a co-signatory, along with François Mitterrand, of Andorra's new constitution in 1993.

His Excellency

Joan Martí Alanis
Archbishop-Bishop of Urgell, Co-Prince of Andorra
SeeLa Seu d'Urgell
In office1971 – 2003
PredecessorRamón Iglesias Navarri
SuccessorJoan Enric Vives Sicilia
Ordination17 June 1951
Personal details
Born(1928-11-29)29 November 1928
Milá, Alt Camp, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
Died11 October 2009(2009-10-11) (aged 80)
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain


  1. ^ Diocese of Urgell: Joan Martí i Alanis. (in Catalan)
  2. ^ "Archbishop Juan Martí Alanis". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Ramon Malla Call
as Apostolic Administrator
Bishop of Urgell
Succeeded by
Joan Enric Vives Sicília
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Ramon Malla Call
as acting Co-Prince
Co-Prince of Andorra
with Georges Pompidou (1971-1974)
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1974-1981)
François Mitterrand (1981-1995)
Jacques Chirac (1995-2003)
Succeeded by
Joan Enric Vives Sicília