|President of the Republic of Venezuela|
2 February 1984 – 2 February 1989
|Preceded by||Luis Herrera Campins|
|Succeeded by||Carlos Andrés Pérez|
|Senator for life|
February 2, 1989 – August 13, 1993
|Born||Jaime Ramón Lusinchi
27 May 1924
Clarines, Anzoátegui, Venezuela
|Died||21 May 2014
|Political party||Acción Democrática|
|Spouse(s)||Gladys Castillo (divorced)
|Alma mater||Central University of Venezuela|
Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
He became president in 1984. When he was president, Venezuela was through an economic crisis, growth of the external debt, populist policies, currency depreciation, inflation and corruption that exacerbated the crisis of the political system established in 1958.
Accused of corruption after leaving office, Lusinchi was popular during his presidency, and was succeeded by a member of his party, Carlos Andrés Pérez.
Personal life[change | change source]
Lusinchi divorced his first wife Gladys Castillo. He then married Blanca Ibanez. He lived in Caracas, Venezuela.
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Life and career
- "Muere el ex-president Venezolano, Jaime Lusinchi a los 89 anos". Noticias.terra.com. 21 May 2014. http://noticias.terra.com.co/internacional/latinoamerica/venezuela/muere-ex-presidente-venezolano-jaime-lusinchi-a-los-89-anos,b1dc00e3abf16410VgnCLD2000000ec6eb0aRCRD.html. Retrieved 22 May 2014. (Spanish)