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President of Uruguay


Jose MujicaJose Mujica

Date of Birth: 20 May 1935
Birth Place: Montevideo, Uruguay
Political Party: Broad Front
Arrival in Power: 1 March 2010
Religion: NA
Profession: Farmer

Biography:


Jose Mujica was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1935. He is the current President of Uruguay. He was involved in armed political movements from the 1960's, he was arrested for this and eventually released in 1985. He was first elected in 1994 as a deputy, then he was elected again in 1999 as a senator. In 2005 he became the Minister of Agriculture. In 2010 he successfully ran in the presidential elections.



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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Mujica

Updated on: January 2, 2012

 

 

Former President of Uruguay


Tabare VazquezTabare Vazquez

Date of Birth: 17 January 1940
Birth Place: Montevideo, Uruguay
Political Party: Broad Front
Arrival in Power: 1 March 2005
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: Oncologist