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Gustavo Balcázar Monzón

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Gustavo Balcázar Monzón
Senator of Colombia
In office
20 July 1982 – 20 July 1994
In office
20 July 1966 – 18 January 1979
In office
20 July 1962 – 8 September 1962
15th Colombia Ambassador to the United Kingdom
In office
18 January 1979 – 21 September 1981
PresidentJulio César Turbay Ayala
Preceded byJaime García Parra
Succeeded byDiego Andrés Restrepo Londoño
16th Colombian Minister of Agriculture
In office
6 October 1964 – 1 September 1965
PresidentGuillermo León Valencia
Preceded byVirgilio Barco Vargas
Succeeded byJosé Mejía Salazar
48th Governor of Valle del Cauca
In office
8 September 1962 – 17 October 1964
PresidentGuillermo León Valencia
Preceded byCarlos Humberto Morales
Succeeded byHumberto González Narváez
Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia
In office
20 July 1958 – 20 July 1962
ConstituencyValle del Cauca Department
Personal details
Born (1927-08-10) 10 August 1927 (age 96)
Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Bolivia Ramos (divorced)
Nydia Quintero Turbay (1984-present)
ChildrenMaría Isabel Balcázar Ramos
Iliana Balcázar Ramos
Alma materPontifical Xavierian University (LLB, LLM, LLD)

Gustavo Balcázar Monzón (born 10 August 1927) is a Colombian lawyer and retired politician.

Balcázar Monzón is a member of the Colombian Liberal Party. He served as Member of both the Senate and the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia, presiding over both chambers of Congress. He also served in the administrations of President Guillermo León Valencia as the 48th Governor of Valle del Cauca, and as the 16th Minister of Agriculture,[1] and in the administration of President Julio César Turbay Ayala as the 18th Ambassador of Colombia to the United Kingdom,[2] and Non-Resident Ambassador to Algeria.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. González Díaz, Andrés (1982). "Guillermo León Valencia". Ministros del siglo XX, Vol. 2 [Minister of the 20th Century, Vol, 2]. Luis Ángel Arango Library. Retrieved 2011-04-19.
  2. "List of Former Colombian Ambassadors to the United Kingdom". Colombian Embassy to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Archived from the original on 2010-08-05. Retrieved 2011-04-19.
  3. Colombia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (February 1980). "Lista de los Jefes de las Misiones Diplomaticas y Consulares de Colombia" [List of the Chiefs of Diplomatic and Consular Missions of Colombia]. Memoria (1978-1979) (National government publication) (in Spanish). p. 340. LCCN 10006960.