Martín Torrijos

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Martín Torrijos
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Martín Torrijos in 2004.
35th President of Panama
In office
September 1, 2004 – June 30, 2009
Vice President
Preceded byMireya Moscoso
Succeeded byRicardo Martinelli
Personal details
Born
Martín Erasto Torrijos Espino

(1963-07-18) July 18, 1963 (age 57)
Chitré, Panama
Political partyDemocratic Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)Vivian Fernández
Alma materTexas A&M University
Occupationeconomist, politician

Martín Erasto Torrijos Espino (Spanish pronunciation: [maɾˈtin toˈrixos]; born July 18, 1963) is a Panamanian politician. He was 35th President of Panama from September 1, 2004 to June 30, 2009. His father was Omar Torrijos, who was the Military Leader of Panama from 1968 to 1981.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mary Jordan (May 3, 2004). "Former Military Ruler's Son Wins Presidency in Panama". The Washington Post.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Archived from the original on April 14, 2016. Retrieved September 18, 2012.