Néstor Kirchner

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Néstor Kirchner
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President of Argentina
In office
25 May 2003 – 10 December 2007
Vice President Daniel Scioli
Preceded by Eduardo Duhalde
Succeeded by Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina
In office
10 December 2009 – 27 October 2010
Succeeded by Edgardo Depetri
First Gentleman of Argentina
In role
10 December 2007 – 27 October 2010
Preceded by Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
Succeeded by Juliana Awada Macri
Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations
In office
4 May 2010 – 27 October 2010
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by María Emma Mejía Vélez
President of the Justicialist Party
In office
11 November 2009 – 27 October 2010
Preceded by Daniel Scioli
Succeeded by Daniel Scioli
In office
25 April 2008 – 29 June 2009
Preceded by Ramón Ruiz
Succeeded by Daniel Scioli
Personal details
Born Néstor Carlos Kirchner
(1950-02-25)25 February 1950
Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina
Died 27 October 2010(2010-10-27) (aged 60)
El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Argentina
Resting place Río Gallegos
Nationality Argentine
Political party Justicialist Party
Other political
affiliations
Front for Victory (2003–2010)
Spouse(s) Cristina Fernández (m. 1975; d. 2010)
Children 2, including Máximo Kirchner
Alma mater National University of La Plata
Profession Lawyer

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. Former President Kirchner appointed secretary general of UNASUR
  3. BBC News. October 27, 2010 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-10627873.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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