Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

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Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle 2016.jpg
President of Chile
In office
March 11, 1994 – March 11, 2000
Preceded byPatricio Aylwin
Succeeded byRicardo Lagos
Senator for the Los Rios Region
In office
March 11, 2006 – March 11, 2014
Preceded byGabriel Valdés Subercaseaux
Succeeded byAlfonso de Urresti Longton
Senator for life of Chile
In office
March 11, 2000 – March 11, 2006
Senator for the Metropolitan Region
In office
March 11, 1990 – March 11, 1994
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byMaría Elena Carrera
President of the Senate of Chile
In office
March 11, 2006 – March 11, 2008
Preceded bySergio Romero Pizzaro
Succeeded byAdolfo Zaldívar
Personal details
Born
Eduardo Alfredo Juan Bernardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

(1941-06-24) June 24, 1941 (age 78)
Santiago, Chile
NationalityChilean, Swiss
Political partyChristian Democratic
Spouse(s)Marta Larraechea Bolívar
ChildrenVerónica
Cecilia
Magdalena
Catalina
Alma materUniversity of Chile
OccupationCivil Engineer
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Eduardo Alfredo Juan Bernardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (Spanish pronunciation: [eˈðwaɾðo alˈfɾeðo ˈxwan βerˈnarðo ˈfɾej ˈrwis ˈtaɣle]; born June 24, 1941) is a Chilean politician and civil engineer. He was President of Chile from 1994 to 2000. He was also a Senator and later served as President of the Senate from 2006 to 2008.

He ran again for President, but was narrowly defeated in 2009.[1] His father was Eduardo Frei Montalva who was President of Chile from 1964 to 1970.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gardner, Simon (2010-01-17). "Chile's Frei concedes defeat to Pinera in vote". Reuters.

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