Tabaré Vázquez

Politician

1940 –

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Who is Tabaré Vázquez?

Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas is a Uruguayan politician who was President of Uruguay from 2005 to 2010. A physician by training, he is a member of the leftist Frente Amplio coalition. Vázquez was elected president on October 31, 2004, took office on March 1, 2005, and relinquished the office on March 1, 2010. As president, Vázquez presided over considerable improvements in education and working conditions, a significant expansion of the welfare system, and a dramatic reduction in poverty, with the percentage of Uruguayans living in poverty falling from 32% to 20% of the population from 2004 to 2009.

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Born
Jan 17, 1940
Montevideo
Also known as
  • Tabare Vazquez
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
  • Agnosticism
Profession
Education
  • University of the Republic, Uruguay
Lived in
  • Montevideo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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