Ernesto Samper

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Ernesto Samper Pizano
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29th President of Colombia
In office
7 August 1994 (1994-08-07) – 7 August 1998 (1998-08-07)
Vice President
Preceded byCésar Gaviria Trujillo
Succeeded byAndrés Pastrana Arango
4th Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations
Assumed office
1 August 2014 (2014-08-01)
Preceded byAlí Rodríguez Araque
17th Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement
In office
18 October 1995 (1995-10-18) – 7 August 1998 (1998-08-07)
Preceded bySuharto
Succeeded byAndrés Pastrana Arango
Colombia Ambassador to Spain
In office
1991 (1991)–1993 (1993)
PresidentCésar Gaviria Trujillo
Preceded byWilliam Jaramillo Gómez
Succeeded byMaría Emma Mejía Vélez
1st Minister of Economic Development of Colombia
In office
7 August 1990 (1990-08-07) – 28 October 1991 (1991-10-28)
PresidentCésar Gaviria Trujillo
Succeeded byJorge Ospina Sardi
Senator of Colombia
In office
20 July 1986 (1986-07-20) – 20 July 1990 (1990-07-20)
Personal details
Born (1950-08-03) 3 August 1950 (age 71)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
NationalityColombian
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)
Children
  • Andrés Samper Arbeláez
  • Felipe Samper Strouss
  • Miguel Samper Strouss
Alma mater
ProfessionEconomist

Ernesto Samper Pizano (born 3 August 1950)[1] is a Colombian politician. He served as the 29th President of Colombia from 1994 to 1998, representing the Liberal Party.

References[change | change source]

  1. Samper Pizano, Ernesto (1992). Apertura & modernización [Opening and Modernization] (in Spanish). OCLC 253941439.

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