Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
President of Argentina
In office
10 December 2007 – 10 December 2015
Vice President Julio Cobos (2007-2011)
Amado Boudou (2011-2015)
Preceded by Néstor Kirchner
Succeeded by Mauricio Macri
National Senator
for Buenos Aires Province
In office
10 December 2005 – 28 November 2007
National Senator
for Santa Cruz
In office
10 December 2001 – 9 December 2005
In office
10 December 1995 – 3 December 1997
National Deputy
for Santa Cruz
In office
10 December 1997 – 9 December 2001
Personal details
Born Cristina Elisabet Fernández
19 February 1953 (1953-02-19) (age 63)
La Plata, Argentina[1]
Political party Front for Victory
Justicialist Party
Spouse(s) Néstor Kirchner (1950–2010)
Children Máximo
Alma mater National University of La Plata
Website Official website

Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner (February 19, 1953), also called Cristina Fernández or Cristina Kirchner, is an Argentine attorney and politician. She was the President of Argentina from 2007 to 2015. She was born in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province.[2][3] She is the daughter of Eduardo Fernandez ( of Spanish descent) a bus driver, and Ofelia Esther Wilhelm (of German descent).[4] She is a lawyer and she was married to former Argentinian president Néstor Kirchner from 1975 until his death in 2010.[5]

She was elected President in October 2007. She was re-elected to a second term in October 2011.

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