Jorge Batlle Ibáñez
|38th President of Uruguay|
1 March 2000 – 1 March 2005
|Vice President||Luis Antonio Hierro López|
|Preceded by||Julio María Sanguinetti|
|Succeeded by||Tabaré Vázquez|
|Senator of the Republic|
15 February 1995 – 15 February 1999
15 February 1985 – 15 February 1989
|Deputy of the Republic|
15 February 1958 – 15 February 1967
|Born||25 October 1927|
|Died||24 October 2016 (aged 88)|
|Political party||Colorado Party|
|Children||Raúl Lorenzo, Beatriz|
Jorge Luis Batlle Ibáñez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe ˈβaʎe iˈβaɲeθ]; Batlle; 25 October 1927 – 24 October 2016) was an Uruguayan politician and lawyer. He was a member of the Colorado Party. He served as the President of Uruguay from 2000 to 2005. He was thought to be one of the most popular presidents of Uruguay.
Ibáñez died on the night of 24 October 2016 at a hospital in Montevideo, Uruguay from a cerebral hemorrhage after falling during an interview. He died one day short from his 89th birthday.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Greste, Peter (June 4, 2002). "Uruguay attacks Argentine 'thieves'". BBC UK. Retrieved 4 June 2002.
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Media related to Jorge Batlle at Wikimedia Commons