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Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
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President of Chile
In office
March 11, 1994 – March 11, 2000
Preceded by Patricio Aylwin
Succeeded by Ricardo Lagos
Senator for the Los Rios Region
In office
March 11, 2006 – March 11, 2014
Preceded by Gabriel Valdés Subercaseaux
Succeeded by Alfonso de Urresti Longton
Senator for life of Chile
In office
March 11, 2000 – March 11, 2006
Senator for the Metropolitan Region
In office
March 11, 1990 – March 11, 1994
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by María Elena Carrera
President of the Senate of Chile
In office
March 11, 2006 – March 11, 2008
Preceded by Sergio Romero Pizzaro
Succeeded by Adolfo Zaldívar
Personal details
Born
Eduardo Alfredo Juan Bernardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

June 24, 1941 (1941-06-24) (age 79)
Santiago, Chile
Nationality Chilean, Swiss
Political party Christian Democratic
Spouse(s) Marta Larraechea Bolívar
Children Verónica
Cecilia
Magdalena
Catalina
Alma mater University of Chile
Occupation Civil Engineer
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Eduardo Alfredo Juan Bernardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (Spanish pronunciation: [eˈðwaɾðo alˈfɾeðo ˈxwan βerˈnarðo ˈfɾej ˈrwis ˈtaɣle]; born June 24, 1941) is a Chilean politician and civil engineer. He was President of Chile from 1994 to 2000. He was also a Senator and later served as President of the Senate from 2006 to 2008.

He ran again for President, but was narrowly defeated in 2009. His father was Eduardo Frei Montalva who was President of Chile from 1964 to 1970.



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