Alberto Lleras Camargo, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Alberto Lleras Camargo

Colombian journalist and politician

Date of Birth: 03-Jul-1906

Place of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia

Date of Death: 04-Jan-1990

Profession: politician, diplomat, journalist

Nationality: Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Alberto Lleras Camargo

  • Alberto Lleras Camargo (3 July 1906 – 4 January 1990) was the 20th President of Colombia (1958–1962), and the 1st Secretary General of the Organization of American States (1948–1954).
  • A journalist and liberal party politician, he also served as Minister of Government, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and as Minister of National Education in the administrations of President Alfonso López Pumarejo.
  • He briefly attended the National University of Colombia in Bogotá to study politics, but dropped out later to pursue journalism.
  • Lleras Camargo served as congressman of Colombia.
  • He was also a cousin of later president Carlos Lleras Restrepo.
  • He died in 1990 after suffering a long illness.

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