María Auxiliadora Delgado

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María Auxiliadora Delgado
First Lady of Uruguay
In office
1 March 2015 – 31 July 2019
PresidentTabaré Vázquez
Preceded byLucía Topolansky
In role
1 March 2005 – 2 March 2010
PresidentTabaré Vázquez
Preceded byMercedes Menafra
Succeeded byLucía Topolansky
Personal details
María Auxiliadora Delgado San Martín

(1937-03-11)11 March 1937
Montevideo, Uruguay
Died31 July 2019(2019-07-31) (aged 82)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Tabaré Vázquez (m. 1968)

María Auxiliadora Delgado San Martín (11 March 1937 – 31 July 2019) was an Uruguayan civil servant and health activist. She was the wife of President Tabaré Vázquez. She was First Lady of Uruguay from 2005 to 2010 and again from 1 March 2015 until her death on 31 July 2019.

Auxiliadora met her husband, Tabaré Vázquez, when he was just 16 years old, and she was 19 years old.[1] She worked for the Caja de Jubilaciones y Pensiones (Pension Fund) for 32 years before her retirement.[1]

Auxiliadora Delgado died of a heart attack on 31 July 2019 in Montevideo at the age of 82.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "María Auxiliadora no se muestra pero se deja ver". El País. 2014-10-25. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
  2. "Falleció esposa del presidente Vázquez". 2019-07-31.