Daniel Ortega

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Daniel Ortega
Ortega in January 2017
29th and 33rd President of Nicaragua
Assumed office
10 January 2007
Vice PresidentJaime Morales Carazo (2007–2012)
Moises Omar Halleslevens Acevedo (2012–2017)
Rosario Murillo
Preceded byEnrique Bolaños
In office
18 July 1979 – 25 April 1990
Vice PresidentSergio Ramírez Mercado (1985–1990)
Preceded byAnastasio Somoza Debayle
Succeeded byVioleta Chamorro
Coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction
In office
18 July 1979 – 10 January 1985
Preceded byFrancisco Urcuyo
(Acting President of Nicaragua)
Succeeded byHimself (President of Nicaragua)
Personal details
José Daniel Ortega Saavedra

(1945-11-11) 11 November 1945 (age 78)
La Libertad, Nicaragua
Political partyFSLN
Rosario Murillo (m. 2005)
MotherLidia Saavedra
FatherDaniel Ortega Cerda

José Daniel Ortega Saavedra (Spanish: [ðaˈnje̞l o̞rˈte̞ɣa]; born November 11, 1945) is a Nicaraguan politician. He has been President of Nicaragua since 2007.[1] He also served as President of Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990.

In November 2021, Daniel Ortega, was re-elected for a fourth five-year term with 75% of the vote, according to the first partial official results released by the Supreme Electoral Council.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ortega wins Nicaraguan election", BBC News, 8 November 2006.

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