María Eugenia Rojas Correa

Politician, Person

1932 –

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Who is María Eugenia Rojas Correa?

María Eugenia Rojas Correa is a retired Colombian political figure. The daughter of the 46th President of Colombia, Gustavo Rojas Pinilla. In 1974 she became the first woman to run for President in all of Latin America managing to get third place in representation of the National Popular Alliance, the party that she and her father helped create. She also served as Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia from 1962 to 1964, and as Member of the Senate of Colombia from 1966 to 1974.

She is married to Samuel Moreno Díaz and has two sons, Samuel Moreno Rojas and Néstor Iván Moreno Rojas, who have both been involved in politics and are important figures in the political life of Colombia.

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Born
Oct 6, 1932
Vélez, Santander
Also known as
  • Maria Eugenia Rojas
  • María Eugenia Rojas
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Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
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Education
  • Tulane University
  • Trinity Washington University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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