Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou

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Luis Lacalle Pou
Official portrait, 2020
42nd President of Uruguay
Assumed office
1 March 2020
Vice PresidentBeatriz Argimón
Preceded byTabaré Vázquez
Senator of Uruguay
In office
15 February 2015 – 12 August 2019
President of the Chamber of Representatives
In office
1 March 2011 – 1 March 2012
Preceded byIvonne Passada
Succeeded byJorge Orrico
Representative of Uruguay
for Canelones
In office
15 February 2000 – 15 February 2015
Personal details
Born (1973-08-11) 11 August 1973 (age 50)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political partyNational Party
  • Luis Alberto
  • Violeta
  • Manuel
ParentsLuis Alberto Lacalle
Julia Pou
EducationThe British Schools
Alma materCatholic University of Uruguay

Luis Alberto Alejandro Aparicio Lacalle Pou (born 11 August 1973) is a Uruguayan lawyer and politician. Lacalle Pou is the 42nd and current President of Uruguay since March 2020. He ran as candidate for the National Party in the 2019 election.

He is the son of former President of Uruguay, Luis Alberto Lacalle.

In the 1999 general elections, he was elected representative for Canelones, serving the 2000-2005 term. He was re elected in 2004 and again in 2009.

On 30 March 2014, Lacalle Pou launched his bid for the presidential candidacy.[1] He lost in the second round of the election to Tabaré Vázquez.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lacalle Pou starts his presidential campaign" (in Spanish). Brecha. 4 April 2014. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2019.

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