Iván Duque Márquez

President of Colombia

Iván Duque Márquez (Spanish pronunciation: [iˈβan ˈdu.ke ˈmaɾkes]; born August 1, 1976) is a Colombian politician and economist. He is the 60th President of Colombia since 7 August 2018. Before, he was a senator for Bogota in the Senate of Colombia. He is a member of the Democratic Center Party.[1]

Iván Duque Márquez
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60th President of Colombia
Assumed office
7 August 2018
Vice PresidentMarta Lucía Ramírez
Preceded byJuan Manuel Santos
Member of the Senate of Colombia
In office
July 20, 2014 – April 10, 2018
Personal details
Born
Iván Duque Márquez

(1976-08-01) 1 August 1976 (age 43)
Bogotá, Colombia
Political partyDemocratic Center
Spouse(s)María Juliana Ruiz
Alma materSergio Arboleda University
American University
Georgetown University
WebsiteOfficial website

On March 11, 2018, Duque won the nomination to become the presidential candidate for the right coalition.[2] Duque was elected President of Colombia on June 17, 2018 after defeating Gustavo Petro 54% to 42% in the second round. On May 27, 2018 he won the first round of the presidential election with over 39% of the vote.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Biografia de Iván Duque". Biografia de Iván Duque.
  2. "Duque arrasa y da un paso más hacia la Casa de Nariño". KienyKe. 11 March 2018.
  3. "Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal". 18 June 2018 – via www.reuters.com.

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