Alejandro Galvis Galvis, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Alejandro Galvis Galvis

Colombian politician

Date of Birth: 12-Feb-1891

Place of Birth: Curití, Santander Department, Colombia

Date of Death: 17-Jun-1981

Profession: lawyer, politician, diplomat, journalist

Nationality: Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Alejandro Galvis Galvis

  • Alejandro Galvis Galvis (13 February 1891 – 17 June 1981) was a Colombian publisher and politician. He graduated the law school of the Universidad Republicana de Bogotá.
  • From 1914 on he worked as journalist for the newspapers Juventud Liberal and El Progreso.
  • In 1919 he founded the newspaper Vanguardia Liberal which is the leading newspaper of the Santander region of Colombia. Besides his interest as publisher he dedicated his work to politics.
  • He served Colombia as president of the house of representatives, president of the senate, governor of the Department of Santander in 1931 and 1932 and as secretary of defense from 1942 to 1943.
  • Apart from these activities he was ambassador of Colombia in Mexico, Venezuela and Spain.

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