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Encyclopedia > César Gaviria
César Gaviria Trujillo
Term of office: August 7, 1990August 7, 1994
Preceded by: Virgilio Barco Vargas
Succeeded by: Ernesto Samper Pizano
Date of birth: March 31, 1947
Place of birth: Pereira, Colombia
First Lady: Ana Milena Muñoz de Gaviria
Political party: Liberal

César Gaviria Trujillo (born March 31, 1947) is a Colombian politician. He served as President of Colombia from 1990 to 1994, and Secretary General of the Organization of American States from 1994 until 2004. César Gaviria Trujillo, Organization of American States Secretary General. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Virgilio Barco Vargas (September 17, 1921 - May 20, 1997) was a politician and diplomat from Colombia. ... Categories: Stub | Presidents of Colombia | 1950 births ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining, as the final day of March. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The city of Pereira is the capital city of the Colombian department of Risaralda. ... Politics of Colombia Categories: Politics stubs | Liberal related stubs | Colombian political parties | Liberal parties ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining, as the final day of March. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... List of Heads of State (Presidents etc. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... According to the Charter of the Organization of American States: The Secretary General shall direct the General Secretariat, be the legal representative thereof, and [...] be responsible to the General Assembly for the proper fulfillment of the obligations and functions of the General Secretariat. ... The Organization of American States (OAS; OEA in the other three official languages) is an international organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C., USA. Its members are the 35 independent nations of the Americas. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Born in Pereira, Gaviria has been an important figure in Colombian politics. He was first elected to Congress in 1974. He served in Virgilo Barco Vargas's government, first as minister of finance and later as minister of the interior. There are parishes that have the name Pereira (Portuguese for pear tree): In Brazil Pereira Barreto, São Paulo In Portugal Pereira, a parish in the district of Barcelos Pereira, a parish in the district of Mirandela Pereira, a parish in the district of Montemor-o-Velho In Colombia Pereira, a... Virgilio Barco Vargas (September 17, 1921 - May 20, 1997) was a politician and diplomat from Colombia. ...


He was the debate chief of Luis Carlos Galán during the later's 1989 presidential campaign, which was cut short by his violent death. After this tragedy, Gaviria was then proclaimed as the political successor to Galán. Colombian politician born in Bucaramanga to Mario Galán and Cecilia Sarmiento (1943-1989). ...


In 1990 he was elected President of the Republic for the Liberal Party. During his government the new constitution was adopted in 1991, and he fought against the Cali drugs cartel and various Colombian guerrilla factions. Politics of Colombia Categories: Politics stubs | Liberal related stubs | Colombian political parties | Liberal parties ...


In 1994, Gaviria was elected Secretary General of the OAS (his period beginning after the end of his presidential term in August 1994). Reelected in 1999, he has worked extensively on behalf of Latin America; between November 2002 and May 2003, he served as an honest broker in finding a solution to the Venezuelan political crisis between President Hugo Chávez and the opposition. The Organization of American States (OAS; OEA in the other three official languages) is an international organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C., USA. Its members are the 35 independent nations of the Americas. ... Hugo Chavez in 1999, as President of Venezuela Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (born July 28, 1954) is the President of Venezuela. ...



Preceded by:
Virgilio Barco Vargas
President of Colombia
1990–1994
Succeeded by:
Ernesto Samper Pizano


Virgilio Barco Vargas (September 17, 1921 - May 20, 1997) was a politician and diplomat from Colombia. ... List of Heads of State (Presidents etc. ... Categories: Stub | Presidents of Colombia | 1950 births ...


 
 

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