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Oscar ribas reig

Òscar Ribas Reig was an Andorran politician, lawyer, and businessman who became the first Prime Minister of Andorra in 1982. He twice served as head of government, first from 8 January 1982 to 21 May 1984 and again from 12 January 1990 to 7 December 1994. Òscar Ribas Reig was born in Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra,[1] on 26 October 1936 to an Andorran father and a Catalan mother.[3] He moved to Spain as a child, living in Barcelona where he attended La Salle Bonanova School and then graduated in law from the University of Barcelona in 1959. In 1961, he completed a master's degree in political philosophy from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.[4] He was married to Roser Duró Ribó and had five children. After his political career, Ribas Reig returned to work at his family business group, where he was the president of the Banca Reig and vice president of the Agricultural Bank of Andorra, now Andbank.[28] He was also the honorary president of Andbank from 2002 on.