Germán Vargas Lleras

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Germán Vargas Lleras
10th Vice President of Colombia
In office
7 August 2014 – 21 March 2017
PresidentJuan Manuel Santos
Preceded byAngelino Garzón
Succeeded byÓscar Naranjo
2nd Minister of Housing, City and Territory
In office
17 May 2012 – 5 June 2013
PresidentJuan Manuel Santos
Preceded byBeatriz Elena Uribe Botero
Succeeded byLuis Felipe Henao Cardona
9th Minister of the Interior
In office
11 August 2011 – 17 May 2012
PresidentJuan Manuel Santos
Preceded byFernando Londoño
Succeeded byFederico Renjifo Vélez
5th Minister of the Interior and Justice
In office
7 August 2010 – 11 August 2011
PresidentJuan Manuel Santos
Preceded byFabio Valencia Cossio
Succeeded byHimself (Interior)
Juan Carlos Esguerra Portocarrero (Justice and Law)
Member of the Colombia Senate
In office
20 July 1994 – 3 August 2008
Personal details
Born (1962-02-19) 19 February 1962 (age 62)
Bogotá, Colombia
Political partyLiberal Party (Before 2002)
Colombia Always (2002–2006)
Radical Change (2006–2017)
Mejor Vargas Lleras (2017–present)
Spouse(s)Luz María Zapata Zapata (2010–present)
RelativesCarlos Lleras Restrepo (grandfather)
Alma materDel Rosario University
Complutense University
SignatureGermán Vargas Lleras's Signature
WebsiteOfficial website

Germán Vargas Lleras (Spanish pronunciation: [xeɾˈmam ˈbaɾɣaz ˈʝeɾas]; born 19 February 1962) is a Colombian politician. He was Vice President of Colombia under President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón from 2014 until 2017. He unsuccessfully ran for President in the 2018 elections.[1]

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  1. "Colombia's Santos names ex-police chief Naranjo as VP choice".