Leonel Fernández

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Leonel Fernández
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Leonel Fernández, 2010
50th & 52nd President of the Dominican Republic
In office
16 August 2004 – 16 August 2012
Vice PresidentRafael Alburquerque
Preceded byHipólito Mejía
Succeeded byDanilo Medina
In office
16 August 1996 – 16 August 2000
Vice PresidentJaime David Fernández Mirabal
Preceded byJoaquín Balaguer
Succeeded byHipólito Mejía
Personal details
Leonel Antonio Fernández Reyna

(1953-12-26) 26 December 1953 (age 70)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Political partyPeople's Force (since 2019)
Other political
Dominican Liberation Party (1990–2019)
Spouse(s)Rocío Domínguez (m. 1987–d. 1996)
Margarita Cedeño (m. 2003–present)
Alma materAutonomous University of Santo Domingo
SignatureLeonel Fernández

Leonel Antonio Fernández Reyna (audio speaker iconPronunciation of "Leonel Fernández") (born December 26, 1953) is a Dominican lawyer, academic, and politician. He was President of the Dominican Republic from 1996 to 2000 and from 2004 to 2012.

Since January 2016, he is the President of the EU–LAC Foundation.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "EU- LAC Foundation: Former President of Dominican Republic Leonel Fernandez will chair Bi-regional Foundation". Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Movilidad Humana de Ecuador. Archived from the original on 11 October 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016.