Ricardo Lagos

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Ricardo Lagos
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34th President of Chile
In office
11 March 2000 – 11 March 2006
Preceded by Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Succeeded by Michelle Bachelet
Minister of Public Works
In office
11 March 1994 – 1 August 1998
President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Preceded by Carlos Hurtado Ruiz-Tagle
Succeeded by Jaime Tohá
Minister of Education
In office
11 March 1990 – 28 September 1992
President Patricio Aylwin
Preceded by René Salamé Martín
Succeeded by Jorge Arrate
Personal details
Born (1936-03-02) 2 March 1936 (age 82)
Santiago, Chile
Political party Party for Democracy
(1987–present)
Other political
affiliations
Radical Party
(1959–1961)
Socialist Party of Chile
(1961–1987)
Spouse(s) Luisa Durán
Children Ricardo
Ximena
Hernán (stepson)
Francisca
Alejandro (stepson)
Alma mater University of Chile
Duke University
Occupation Lawyer
Economist
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Ricardo Froilán Lagos Escobar (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo fɾoiˈlanˈlaɣos eskoˈβaɾ]; born 2 March 1936) is a Chilean lawyer, economist and social democrat politician. He served as President of Chile from 2000 to 2006.

Since May 2007 he has served as a Special Envoy on Climate Change for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and António Guterres.[1]

He teaches political and economic development at Brown University in the United States.[2]

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