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Cecilia Caballero Blanco
First Lady of Colombia
In role
7 August 1974 (1974-08-07) – 7 August 1978 (1978-08-07)
Preceded by María Cristina Arango Vega
Succeeded by Nydia Quintero Turbay
Personal details
Born (1913-09-30)30 September 1913
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Died 13 August 2019(2019-08-13) (aged 105)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Alfonso López Michelsen (1938—2007)
Children
  • Alfonso López Caballero
  • Juan Manuel López Caballero
  • Felipe López Caballero

Cecilia Caballero Blanco (30 September 1913 – 13 August 2019) was the widow of the 24th President of Colombia, Alfonso López Michelsen, and served as First Lady of Colombia from 1974 to 1978.

Caballero Blanco was born on 30 September 1913 in Bogotá. She married Alfonso López Michelsen on 23 October 1938. They had three children: Alfonso, Juan Manuel, and Felipe.

Caballero Blanco turned 100 in September 2013. She died on 13 August 2019 in Bogotá at the age of 105.

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