Claudia López Hernández

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Claudia López Hernández
799th Mayor of Bogotá
Assumed office
1 January 2020
Preceded byEnrique Peñalosa
Senator of Colombia
In office
20 July 2014 – 20 July 2018
Personal details
Claudia Nayibe López Hernández

(1970-03-09) 9 March 1970 (age 53)
Bogotá, Colombia
Political partyGreen Alliance
Alma materUniversidad Externado, Columbia University, Northwestern University
OccupationSenator, political scientist

Claudia Nayibe López Hernández (born 9 March 1970) is a Colombian politician. She has been the Mayor of Bogotá since 2020. She was a Senator of the Republic of Colombia from 2014 until 2018. She was the vice-presidential candidate in the 2018 presidential election for the Green Alliance party.

In October 2019, she was elected mayor of Bogotá, becoming the first woman and as well the first openly LGBT person to be elected to this office.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Colombia: Bogotá's first female mayor marries same-sex partner". The Guardian. Associated Press. 17 December 2019. Retrieved 17 December 2019.