Francisco José Urrutia Olano, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Francisco José Urrutia Olano

Diplomat, jurist

Date of Birth: 12-Apr-1870

Place of Birth: Popayán, Cauca Department, Colombia

Date of Death: 06-Aug-1950

Profession: judge, lawyer, politician, jurist, diplomat

Nationality: Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Francisco José Urrutia Olano

  • Francisco José Urrutia Olano (12 April 1870 – 6 August 1950) was a Colombian diplomat and international jurist.
  • He served as Colombia's Minister of Foreign Affairs first from 1908 to 1909, and again from 1912 to 1914, during which he signed the Thomson–Urrutia Treaty, which re-established diplomatic relations between the United States and Colombia.
  • He was Minister Plenipotentiary to the governments of Bolivia, Spain, Switzerland, and Permanent Representative to the League of Nations Assembly, holding the Presidency of the Executive Council in representation of Colombia in 1928.
  • In 1931 he was elected to serve as Permanent Judge on the Permanent Court of International Justice at The Hague, where he served until 1942 when he resigned due to theonset of World War II.

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