José Daniel Ortega Saavedra (Spanish: [ðaˈnje̞l o̞rˈte̞ɣa]; born November 11, 1945) is a Nicaraguan politician. He has been President of Nicaragua since 2007. He also served as President of Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990.
|29th and 33rd President of Nicaragua|
|Assumed office |
10 January 2007
|Vice President||Jaime Morales Carazo (2007–2012)|
Moises Omar Halleslevens Acevedo (2012–2017)
|Preceded by||Enrique Bolaños|
18 July 1979 – 25 April 1990
|Vice President||Sergio Ramírez Mercado (1985–1990)|
|Preceded by||Anastasio Somoza Debayle|
|Succeeded by||Violeta Chamorro|
|Coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction|
18 July 1979 – 10 January 1985
|Preceded by||Francisco Urcuyo|
(Acting President of Nicaragua)
|Succeeded by||Himself (President of Nicaragua)|
José Daniel Ortega Saavedra
11 November 1945
La Libertad, Nicaragua
Rosario Murillo (m. 2005)
|Father||Daniel Ortega Cerda|
In November 2021, Daniel Ortega, was re-elected for a fourth five-year term with 75% of the vote, according to the first partial official results released by the Supreme Electoral Council.
- "Ortega wins Nicaraguan election", BBC News, 8 November 2006.
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