Néstor Kirchner

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Néstor Kirchner
President of Argentina
In office
25 May 2003 – 10 December 2007
Vice PresidentDaniel Scioli
Preceded byEduardo Duhalde
Succeeded byCristina Fernández de Kirchner
Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina
In office
10 December 2009 – 27 October 2010
Succeeded byEdgardo Depetri
First Gentleman of Argentina
In role
10 December 2007 – 27 October 2010
Preceded byCristina Fernández de Kirchner
Succeeded byJuliana Awada Macri
Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations
In office
4 May 2010 – 27 October 2010
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byMaría Emma Mejía Vélez
President of the Justicialist Party
In office
11 November 2009 – 27 October 2010
Preceded byDaniel Scioli
Succeeded byDaniel Scioli
In office
25 April 2008 – 29 June 2009
Preceded byRamón Ruiz
Succeeded byDaniel Scioli
Personal details
Néstor Carlos Kirchner

(1950-02-25)25 February 1950
Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina
Died27 October 2010(2010-10-27) (aged 60)
El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina
Resting placeRío Gallegos
Political partyJusticialist Party
Other political
Front for Victory (2003–2010)
Cristina Fernández
(m. 1975; died 2010)
Children2, including Máximo Kirchner
Alma materNational University of La Plata

Néstor Kirchner (February 25, 1950 - October 27, 2010) was President of Argentina between 2003 and 2007. He was born in Santa Cruz Province, Patagonia, where he was governor.[1] On May 4, 2010 he became the first Secretary General of UNASUR.[2] He died in Calafate on October 27, 2010 from heart failure which was caused by an earlier case of a heart attack.[3] He was elected president in 2003, preceded by Eduardo Duhalde. Kirchner's widow, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, is the current president of Argentina.

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  1. "Argentine ex-leader Kirchner dies". Al-Jazeera. 27 October 2010. Retrieved 27 October 2010.
  2. "Secretary-General's Remarks at Memorial for Mr. Néstor Kirchner, Former President of Argentina and Secretary-General of UNASUR | United Nations Secretary-General". www.un.org. Retrieved 2022-03-25.
  3. "Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner dies". BBC News. October 27, 2010.

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