Mauricio Funes

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Mauricio Funes
Mauricio Funes (Brasilia, May 2008).jpg
President of El Salvador
In office
1 June 2009 – 1 June 2014
Vice President Salvador Sánchez Cerén
Preceded by Antonio Saca
Succeeded by Salvador Sánchez Cerén
Personal details
Born 18 October 1959 (1959-10-18) (age 58)[1]
San Salvador, El Salvador
Political party Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front
Spouse(s) Vanda Pignato
Alma mater Jose Simeon Cañas Central American University
Profession Journalist
Religion Roman Catholicism

Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena (born 18 October 1959) is a Salvadoran politician. He was the President of El Salvador from 2009 to 2014. He won the 2009 elections as the candidate of the left-wing Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) political party.

References[change | change source]

  1. (Spanish) "Mauricio Funes (Biography)". Mauricio Funes: Un cambio seguro.