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Belisario Betancur Cuartas
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Betancur in 2009.
26th President of Colombia
In office
7 August 1982 (1982-08-07) – 7 August 1986 (1986-08-07)
Preceded by Julio César Turbay Ayala
Succeeded by Virgilio Barco Vargas
Colombia Ambassador to Spain
In office
16 December 1975 – January 1977
President Alfonso López Michelsen
Preceded by Álvaro Lloreda Caicedo
Succeeded by Samuel Hoyos Arango
Minister of Labor of Colombia
In office
7 August 1962 (1962-08-07) – 23 April 1963
President Guillermo León Valencia
Preceded by Juan Benavides Patron
Succeeded by Castor Jaramillo Arrubla
Personal details
Born 4 February 1923 (1923-02-04) (age 97)
Amagá, Antioquia, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Rosa Helena Álvarez Yepes (1946–1998),
Dalia Rafaela Navarro Palmar (2000–present)
Alma mater Pontifical Bolivarian University (JD, 1955)
Profession Lawyer

Belisario Betancur Cuartas (born February 4, 1923) is an Colombian politician. He was the 26th President of Colombia from 1982 to 1986.

Cuartas was born on February 4, 1923 in Amagá, Antioquia, Colombia. He studied at Pontifical Bolivarian University.


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