Iván Duque Márquez

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Iván Duque Márquez
33rd President of Colombia
In office
7 August 2018 – 7 August 2022
Vice PresidentMarta Lucía Ramírez
Preceded byJuan Manuel Santos
Succeeded byGustavo Petro
Member of the Senate of Colombia
In office
July 20, 2014 – April 10, 2018
Personal details
Iván Duque Márquez

(1976-08-01) 1 August 1976 (age 47)
Bogotá, Colombia
Political partyDemocratic Center
Spouse(s)María Juliana Ruiz
Alma materSergio Arboleda University
American University
Georgetown University
WebsiteOfficial website

Iván Duque Márquez (Spanish pronunciation: [iˈβan ˈdu.ke ˈmaɾkes]; born August 1, 1976) is a Colombian politician and economist. He was the 33rd President of Colombia from 7 August 2018 to 7 August 2022. Before, he was a senator for Bogota in the Senate of Colombia. He is a member of the Democratic Center Party.[1]

On March 11, 2018, Duque won the nomination to become the presidential candidate for the right coalition.[2] Duque was elected President of Colombia on June 17, 2018 after defeating Gustavo Petro 54% to 42% in the second round. On May 27, 2018 he won the first round of the presidential election with over 39% of the vote.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biografia de Iván Duque". Biografia de Iván Duque. Archived from the original on 2018-07-31. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  2. "Duque arrasa y da un paso más hacia la Casa de Nariño". KienyKe. 11 March 2018. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  3. "Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal". 18 June 2018 – via www.reuters.com.

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