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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
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Vice President of Argentina
Assumed office
10 December 2019
President Alberto Fernández
Preceded by Gabriela Michetti
President of Argentina
In office
10 December 2007 – 10 December 2015
Vice President Julio Cobos (2007-2011)
Amado Boudou (2011-2015)
Preceded by Néstor Kirchner
Succeeded by Mauricio Macri
First Lady of Argentina
In role
25 May 2003 – 10 December 2007
President Néstor Kirchner
Preceded by Hilda de Duhalde
Succeeded by Néstor Kirchner
(First Gentleman)
Member of the Senate of Argentina
Assumed office
10 December 2017
Constituency Buenos Aires
In office
10 December 2005 – 28 November 2007
Constituency Buenos Aires
In office
10 December 2001 – 9 December 2005
Constituency Santa Cruz
In office
10 December 1995 – 3 December 1997
Constituency Santa Cruz
Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina
In office
10 December 1997 – 9 December 2001
Constituency Santa Cruz
Personal details
Born
Cristina Elisabet Fernández

19 February 1953 (1953-02-19) (age 67)
Tolosa, La Plata, Argentina
Political party Justicialist
Other political
affiliations
Front for Victory (2003–2017)
Citizen's Unity (2017–2019) Frente de Todos (2019 coalition) (2019-present)
Spouse(s)
Néstor Kirchner
(m. 1975; died 2010)
Children 2, including Máximo
Alma mater National University of La Plata
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Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner (February 19, 1953), also called Cristina Fernández or Cristina Kirchner, is an Argentine attorney and politician. She has been the Vice President of Argentina since 2019. She was the President of Argentina from 2007 to 2015. She was born in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province. She is the daughter of Eduardo Fernandez ( of Spanish descent) a bus driver, and Ofelia Esther Wilhelm (of German descent). She is a lawyer and she was married to former Argentinian president Néstor Kirchner from 1975 until his death in 2010.

She was elected President in October 2007. She was re-elected to a second term in October 2011.

In October 2019, she was elected Vice President with Alberto Fernández as President.

Néstor Kirchner y Cristina Fernández-Buenos Aires-Mayo 2004
Cristina with husband Néstor in 2004.

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