Tabaré Vázquez

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Tabaré Vázquez
39th and 41st President of Uruguay
In office
1 March 2015 – 1 March 2020
Vice PresidentRaúl Sendic (2015–2017)
Lucía Topolansky (since 2017)
Preceded byJosé Mujica
Succeeded byLuis Alberto Lacalle Pou
In office
1 March 2005 – 1 March 2010
Vice PresidentRodolfo Nin
Preceded byJorge Batlle Ibáñez
Succeeded byJosé Mujica
President pro tempore of the Union of South American Nations
In office
1 March 2015 – 23 March 2016
Preceded byJosé Mujica
Succeeded byNicolás Maduro
Intendant of Montevideo
In office
5 May 1990 – 5 May 1994
Preceded byEduardo Fabini Jiménez
Succeeded byTabaré González
Personal details
Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas

(1940-01-17)17 January 1940
Montevideo, Uruguay
Died6 December 2020(2020-12-06) (aged 80)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Cause of deathLung cancer
Political partySocialist Party
Other political
Broad Front
María Auxiliadora Delgado
(m. 1968; her death 2019)
Alma materUniversity of the Republic

Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas (Spanish pronunciation: [taβaˈɾe raˈmon ˈbaskes ˈrosas]; 17 January 1940 – 6 December 2020) was an Uruguayan politician. He served as President of Uruguay from 2015 to 2020.

In August 2019, Vázquez was diagnosed with lung cancer.[1] He died on 6 December 2020 from the disease in Montevideo at the age of 80.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Remember you are a mortal". El Observador (in Spanish). 24 August 2019.
  2. "Murió el expresidente Tabaré Vázquez". El País Uruguay (in Spanish). 6 December 2020.
  3. "Murió el expresidente Tabaré Vázquez". El Observador (in Spanish). 6 December 2020.

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