Andorra: Co-Rulers (Urgell): 1814-2016

The beginning of each bishop's term corresponds to the date of appointment as Bishop of Urgell by the Holy See as found in Hierarchia Catholica and/or Acta Apostolicae Sedis; the closing date is defined either by the instrument of transfer of the incumbent to another see, or by his death or his resignation, confirmed by the same sources.
Príncipe Soberano de los Valles de Andorra = Príncep Sobirà de les Valls d'Andorra [1]
? ? 1814 - 23 Sep 1816 Francesc Antoni de la Dueña y Cisneros (x)
28 Jul 1817 - 27 Sep 1824 Bernat Francès Caballero i Mathet
20 Dec 1824 - 21 May 1827 Isidor Bonifaci López y Pulido
25 Jun 1827 - 22 Aug 1851 Simó Rojas de Guardiola i Hortoneda
30 Mar 1853 - 26 Aug 1879 Josep Caixal i Estradé
26 Aug 1879 - 18 Apr 1901 Salvador d'Horta Casañas i Pagès [2]
18 Apr 1901 - 27 Dec 1901 Ramon Riu i Cabanas
2 Jan 1902 - 10 Sep 1902 Toribio Martín i Barranco [3]
9 Jun 1902 - 6 Dec 1906 Joan Josep Laguarda i Fenollera
6 Dec 1906 - 7 Jan 1919 Joan Baptista Benlloch i Vivó [4]
2 Jul 1919 - 23 May 1920 Jaume Viladrich i Gaspar [3]
9 Jan 1920 - 31 Jan 1940 Justí Guitart i Vilardebò
2 Feb 1940 - 4 Apr 1943 Ricard Fornesa i Puigdemasa [3]
29 Dec 1942 - 29 Apr 1969 Ramon Iglésias i Navarri
29 Apr 1969 - 31 Jan 1971 Ramon Malla Call, bisbe de Lleida [5]
25 Nov 1970 - 4 May 1993 Joan Martí i Alanís
Copríncep d'Andorra [7]
4 May 1993 - 12 May 2003 Joan Martí i Alanís (x) [6]
12 May 2003 - Joan Enric Vives i Sicília [8]

[1] Normally used as part of the formula (Spanish): Por la gracia de Dios y de la Santa Sede Apostólica obispo de Urgel, Príncipe Soberano de los Valles de Andorra. After the formal protest of the Consell General of Andorra dispatched to the pope and bishop of Urgell on 18 Oct 1894, the style Príncep Sobirà de les Valls d'Andorra was gradually replaced by Copríncep d'Andorra. The latter was confirmed by the Constitution of 1993.
[2] 7 Feb 1879 - 22 Sep 1879 Bisbe de Ceramo, Administrador Apostòlic d'Urgell, 27 Jul 1901 - 24 Sep 1901 Bisbe de Barcelona, Administrador Apostòlic d'Urgell; from 29 Nov 1895 Cardenal de la Santa Romana Església.
[3] As Vicari capitular d'Urgell, pending the taking office by Bisbe d'Urgell.
[4] 30 Apr 1907 - 11 Jul 1907 Josep Pujargimon i Camardons, vicari capitular d'Urgell
[5] As Administrador Apostòlic d'Urgell, pending the taking office by Bisbe d'Urgell.
[6] 29 Jun 2001 - 12 May 2003 Arquebisbe d'Urgell (ad personam)
[7] Normally as part of the formula: Bisbe d'Urgell, Copríncep d'Andorra
[8] From 19 Mar 2010 Arquebisbe d'Urgell (ad personam).
Last updated on: 01 May 2012 14:00:00