Fernando de la Rúa

Argentine politician, president of Argentina from 1999 to 2001

Fernando de la Rúa (15 September 1937 – 9 July 2019) was an Argentine politician. He was president of the country from December 10, 1999 to December 21, 2001.[1] He resigned during the December 2001 riots.[2]

Fernando de la Rúa
President of Argentina
In office
10 December 1999 – 21 December 2001
Vice PresidentCarlos Álvarez (1999–2000)
None (2000–2001)
Preceded byCarlos Menem
Succeeded byAdolfo Rodríguez Saá
1st Chief of Government of Buenos Aires
In office
6 August 1996 – 10 December 1999
PresidentCarlos Menem
Preceded byJorge Domínguez (as appointed mayor)
Succeeded byEnrique Olivera
Personal details
Born(1937-09-15)15 September 1937
Córdoba, Argentina
Died9 July 2019(2019-07-09) (aged 81)
Belén de Escobar, Argentina
Political partyRadical Civic Union/Alliance
Children3, including Antonio

He died of heart and kidney failure in Belén de Escobar, Argentina on 9 July 2019 at the age of 81.[3]



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