José Napoleón Duarte

President of El Salvador
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José Napoleón Duarte Fuentes (November 23, 1925 – February 23, 1990) was a Salvadoran politician. He served as President of El Salvador from 1984 to 1989. He was mayor of San Salvador before running for president in 1972.

José Napoleón Duarte
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José Napoleón Duarte in 1987
President of El Salvador
In office
June 1, 1984 – June 1, 1989
Preceded byÁlvaro Magaña
Succeeded byAlfredo Cristiani
Personal details
José Napoléon Duarte Fuentes

(1925-11-23)November 23, 1925
Santa Ana, El Salvador
DiedFebruary 23, 1990(1990-02-23) (aged 64)
San Salvador, El Salvador
Political partyChristian Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Inés Durán de Duarte
Alma materUniversity of Notre Dame
Professionpolitician, military

Duarte died of stomach cancer in San Salvador at the age of 64.[1]


  1. Pace, Eric (February 24, 1990). "Jose Napoleon Duarte, Salvadoran Leader In Decade of War and Anguish, Dies at 64". The New York Times. Retrieved May 7, 2010.

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