Federico Franco

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Federico Franco
49th President of Paraguay
In office
22 June 2012 – 15 August 2013
Vice PresidentÓscar Denis
Preceded byFernando Lugo
Succeeded byHoracio Cartes
Vice President of Paraguay
In office
15 August 2008 – 22 June 2012
PresidentFernando Lugo
Preceded byFrancisco Oviedo
Succeeded byÓscar Denis
Personal details
Luis Federico Franco Gómez

(1962-07-24) 24 July 1962 (age 61)
Asunción, Paraguay
Political partyAuthentic Radical Liberal Party
Other political
Patriotic Alliance for Change (2007–10)
Alma materNational University of Asuncion

Luis Federico Franco Gómez (born 24 July 1962) is a Paraguayan politician. He was President of Paraguay from June 2012 until August 2013. He is a member of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party (PLRA). He was elected as Vice President of Paraguay in the 2008 presidential election as the running mate of Fernando Lugo. He took office in August 2008.[1]

Following Lugo's impeachment by the Senate on 22 June 2012, he replaced Lugo as President[2] to complete the presidential mandate until 15 August 2013.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Profile". Presidency of Paraguay. Archived from the original on 19 March 2009.
  2. "Federico Franco". BBC News. 23 June 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2012.