Carlos Gaviria Díaz

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Carlos Gaviria Díaz
Senator of Colombia
In office
20 July 2006 – 20 July 2010
Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Colombia
In office
1 March 1993 – 1 March 2001
Personal details
Born(1937-05-08)May 8, 1937
Sopetrán, Antioquia, Colombia
DiedMarch 31, 2015(2015-03-31) (aged 77)
Bogota, Colombia
Political partyAlternative Democratic Pole
Other political
Social and Political Front
Spouse(s)María Cristina Gómez Toro (1966-present)
ChildrenJuan Carlos Gaviria Gómez
Ana Cristina Gaviria Gómez
Natalia Gaviria Gómez
Ximena Gaviria Gómez
Alma materUniversity of Antioquia (LLB, LLD)
Harvard Law School (MA)

Carlos Emilio Gaviria Díaz (8 May 1937 – 31 March 2015) was a Colombian lawyer, professor and politician. He served as the 5th Chief Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Colombia, where he served as a Magistrate from 1993 to 2001.[1]

After retiring from the Court, he went into politics becoming a Senator of Colombia in 2002. He ran for President as an Alternative Democratic Pole candidate in the 2006 presidential election, ultimately losing to ex-president Álvaro Uribe Vélez, who was seeking his second term in office.

References[change | change source]

  1. Restrepo Jaramillo, Iván. "Carlos Gaviria Diaz". GeneaNet. Archived from the original on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2010-11-06.

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