Luis Alberto Lacalle

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Luis Alberto Lacalle
Luis Alberto Lacalle in 2014.
36th President of Uruguay
In office
March 1, 1990 – March 1, 1995
Vice PresidentGonzalo Aguirre
Preceded byJulio María Sanguinetti
Succeeded byJulio María Sanguinetti
Chairman of the National Party
In office
August 17, 2009 – June 11, 2011
Preceded byCarlos Julio Pereyra
Succeeded byLuis Alberto Heber
In office
April 25, 1999 – June 27, 2004
Preceded byAlberto Volonté
Succeeded byJorge Larrañaga
Personal details
Born (1941-07-13) July 13, 1941 (age 82)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political partyNational Party
Spouse(s)Julia Pou (1970–present)
RelationsLuis Alberto de Herrera (maternal grandfather)
Margarita Uriarte (maternal grandmother)
Luis Alberto
Juan José
ParentsCarlos Lacalle (father)
Maria Hortensia de Herrera Uriarte (mother)
Alma materUniversity of the Republic

Luis Alberto Lacalle de Herrera, GCMG, (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlwis alˈβerto laˈkaʎe ðe eˈreɾa], known as Cuqui (born July 13, 1941) is a Uruguayan lawyer and politician. He served as President of Uruguay from 1990 to 1995.

In August 1978 Lacalle was sent three bottles of wine tainted with poison [1] The case remains unsolved.[2]

His son is Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou, the 42nd President.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former guerrilla and former president headed to runoff in Uruguay". Archived from the original on 2018-10-09. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  2. "Jueza solicitó pericias a las botellas de vino envenenado" (in Spanish).[permanent dead link]