Alberto Lleras Camargo

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Alberto Lleras Camargo
Alberto Lleras Camargo, Presidente da Colômbia.tif
20th President of Colombia
In office
7 August 1958 (1958-08-07) – 7 August 1962 (1962-08-07)
Preceded byGustavo Rojas Pinilla
Succeeded byGuillermo León Valencia Muñóz
1st Secretary General of the Organization of American States
In office
30 April 1948 (1948-04-30) – 1 August 1954 (1954-08-01)
Succeeded byCarlos Dávila
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia
In office
12 February 1945 (1945-02-12) – 2 August 1945 (1945-08-02)
PresidentAlfonso López Pumarejo
Preceded byDarío Echandía Olaya
Succeeded byFrancisco Umaña Bernal
Minister of Government of Colombia
In office
8 October 1943 (1943-10-08) – 12 February 1945 (1945-02-12)
PresidentAlfonso López Pumarejo
Preceded byDarío Echandía Olaya
Succeeded byAntonio Rocha Alvira
In office
27 February 1937 (1937-02-27) – 7 August 1938 (1938-08-07)
PresidentAlfonso López Pumarejo
Preceded byDarío Echandía Olaya
Succeeded byCarlos Lozano y Lozano
In office
10 October 1935 (1935-10-10) – 12 January 1937 (1937-01-12)
PresidentAlfonso López Pumarejo
Preceded byDarío Echandía Olaya
Succeeded byDarío Echandía Olaya
3rd Colombia Ambassador to the United States
In office
6 May 1943 (1943-05-06) – 8 October 1943 (1943-10-08)
PresidentAlfonso López Pumarejo
Preceded byGabriel Turbay Abunader
Succeeded byGabriel Turbay Abunader
11th Minister of National Education of Colombia
In office
28 January 1937 (1937-01-28) – 27 February 1937 (1937-02-27)
PresidentAlfonso López Pumarejo
Preceded byDarío Echandía Olaya
Succeeded byTulio Enrique Tascón Pérez
Personal details
Born
Alberto Lleras Camargo

(1906-07-03)3 July 1906
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Died4 January 1990(1990-01-04) (aged 83)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
NationalityColombian
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Bertha Puga Martínez (1931–1990)
Children
  • Alberto Lleras Puga
  • Ximena Lleras Puga
  • Marcela Lleras Puga
  • Consuelo Lleras Puga
Alma materDel Rosario University

Alberto Lleras Camargo (3 July 1906 – 4 January 1990) was a Colombian journalist and politician. He was the 20th President of Colombia (1958–1962), and the 1st Secretary General of the Organization of American States (1948–1954).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alberto Lleras Camargo. Un estadista para la Colombia del siglo XX". Actividad cultural del Banco de la República de Colombia. Retrieved 12 July 2014.