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Alberto Ángel Fernández (born 2 April 1959) is an Argentine lawyer and politician. Fernández has been the 57th President of Argentina since 2019. He was the Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers during Néstor Kirchner's presidency, and the early months of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's. His tenure as Cabinet Chief from 2003 to 2008 remains the longest since the post was created in 1994.
|59th President of Argentina|
|Assumed office |
10 December 2019
|Vice President||Cristina Fernández de Kirchner|
|Preceded by||Mauricio Macri|
|Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers|
25 May 2003 – 23 July 2008
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
|Preceded by||Alfredo Atanasof|
|Succeeded by||Sergio Massa|
|Member of the Buenos Aires City Legislature|
7 August 2000 – 25 May 2003
|Superintendent of Insurance|
1 August 1989 – 8 December 1995
|Preceded by||Diego Peluffo|
|Succeeded by||Claudio Moroni|
Alberto Ángel Fernández
2 April 1959
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Political party||Justicialist Party (1983–present)|
|UNIR Constitutional Nationalist Party (1982–1983)|
(m. 1993; div. 2005)
|Domestic partner||Fabiola Yáñez (2014–present)|
|Children||Estanislao (b. 1994)|
Francisco (b. 2022)
|Residence||Quinta presidencial de Olivos|
|Alma mater||University of Buenos Aires|
In May 2019, Fernández announced his candidacy for president for the 2019 election. He was elected president in October 2019, beating incumbent President Mauricio Macri with a 48% to 40% vote count.
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