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Foxley in 2016
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile|
11 March 2006 – 12 March 2009
|Appointed by||Michelle Bachelet|
|Preceded by||Ignacio Walker|
|Succeeded by||Mariano Fernández|
|Member of the Senate of Chile|
11 March 1998 – 12 March 2006
|Preceded by||María Elena Carrera|
|Succeeded by||Soledad Alvear|
|President of the Christian Democratic Party|
|Preceded by||Gutenberg Martínez|
|Succeeded by||Enrique Krauss|
|Minister of Finance of Chile|
11 March 1990 – 12 March 1994
|Preceded by||Martín Costabal Llona|
|Succeeded by||Eduardo Aninat|
26 May 1939 |
Viña del Mar, Chile
Alejandro Tomás Foxley Rioseco (born 26 May 1939 in Viña del Mar) is a Chilean economist and politician. He was the Foreign Minister of Chile from 2006 to 2009 and previously served as Minister of Finance from 1990 to 1994 and leader of the Christian Democrat Party from 1994 to 1996.
Education and personal life
Foxley received a Chemical Engineering degree from the Catholic University of Valparaíso and PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Over his life he has received various awards including three honorary doctorates, the Great Insignia of Honor from Austria, the Ordem Nacional Cruzeiro do Sul from Brazil and the Order of Civil Merit from the King of Spain.
Foxley is married to Gisela Tapia Soko with two children and four grandchildren.
Economist and writer
Foxley has taught at various universities including the University of Sussex in 1973, Oxford University in 1975, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1978, University of California, Berkeley in 1981, University of California, San Diego in 1985 and the University of Notre Dame. He has written thirteen books on economics and the problems of democracy.
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