Martín Torrijos

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Martín Torrijos
35th President of Panama
In office
September 1, 2004 – July 1, 2009
Vice PresidentSamuel Lewis Navarro (2004-2009)
Rubén Arosemena (2004-2009)
Preceded byMireya Moscoso
Succeeded byRicardo Martinelli
Personal details
Martín Erasto Torrijos Espino

(1963-07-18) July 18, 1963 (age 56)
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 President of Panama from 2004 to 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. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)