Nicanor Duarte

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Nicanor Duarte
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47th President of Paraguay
In office
15 August 2003 – 15 August 2008
Vice PresidentFrancisco Oviedo
Preceded byLuis Ángel González Macchi
Succeeded byFernando Lugo
Senator of Paraguay
In office
26 August 2008 – 28 August 2008
Preceded byJorge Cespedes
Succeeded byJorge Cespedes
President of the ANR-Colorado Party
In office
2001–2004
Minister of Education and Culture
In office
1993–1997
Personal details
Born
Óscar Nicanor Duarte Frutos

(1956-10-11) 11 October 1956 (age 62)
Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
Political partyANR-PC
Spouse(s)María Gloria Penayo Solaeche

Óscar Nicanor Duarte Frutos (born 11 October 1956) is a Paraguayan politician. He served as President of Paraguay from 2003 to 2008.

Nicanor Duarte announced his resignation as president,[1] in order to assume a position as Senator on 1 July 2008. He presented his resignation on 23 June 2008 to the President of the Congress of Paraguay,[2] Senator Miguel Abdón Saguier.

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