Cecilia Caballero Blanco

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Cecilia Caballero Blanco
First Lady of Colombia
In role
7 August 1974 (1974-08-07) – 7 August 1978 (1978-08-07)
Preceded byMaría Cristina Arango Vega
Succeeded byNydia Quintero Turbay
Personal details
Born(1913-09-30)30 September 1913
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Died13 August 2019(2019-08-13) (aged 105)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
NationalityColombian
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Alfonso López Michelsen (1938—2007)
Children

Cecilia Caballero Blanco (30 September 1913 – 13 August 2019) was the widow of the 24th President of Colombia, Alfonso López Michelsen, and served as First Lady of Colombia from 1974 to 1978.[1]

Caballero Blanco was born on 30 September 1913 in Bogotá.[1] She married Alfonso López Michelsen on 23 October 1938. They had three children: Alfonso, Juan Manuel, and Felipe.

Caballero Blanco turned 100 in September 2013.[2] She died on 13 August 2019 in Bogotá at the age of 105.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ríos Peñaloza, Gilma (1 August 1996). "Primeras Damas del Siglo XX" [First Ladies of the 20th Century]. Credencial Historia (in Spanish). Bogotá: Colombia, Bank of the Republic (80). ISSN 0121-3296. OCLC 39236834. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
  2. "100 years of the Girl vital Ceci" (in Spanish). elherado.co. 6 September 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  3. Falleció la exprimera dama Cecilia Caballero de López (in Spanish)