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Carlos Gaviria Díaz
|Senator of Colombia|
20 July 2006 – 20 July 2010
|Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Colombia|
1 March 1993 – 1 March 2001
May 8, 1937|
Sopetrán, Antioquia, Colombia
|Died||March 31, 2015
|Political party||Alternative Democratic Pole|
|Social and Political Front|
|Spouse(s)||María Cristina Gómez Toro (1966-present)|
|Children||Juan Carlos Gaviria Gómez
Ana Cristina Gaviria Gómez
Natalia Gaviria Gómez
Ximena Gaviria Gómez
|Alma mater||University of Antioquia (LLB, LLD)
Harvard Law School (MA)
Carlos Emilio Gaviria Díaz (8 May 1937 – 31 March 2015) was a Colombian lawyer, professor and politician. He served as the 5th Chief Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Colombia, where he served as a Magistrate from 1993 to 2001.
After retiring from the Court, he went into politics becoming a Senator of Colombia in 2002. He ran for President as an Alternative Democratic Pole candidate in the 2006 presidential election, ultimately losing to ex-president Álvaro Uribe Vélez, who was seeking his second term in office.
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